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vice-regent

[n. vahys-ree-juh nt; adj. vahys-ree-juh nt] /n. ˈvaɪsˈri dʒənt; adj. vaɪsˈri dʒənt/
noun
1.
a deputy regent; a person who acts in the place of a ruler, governor, or sovereign.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or occupying the position of a vice-regent.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60
Related forms
vice-regency, noun
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