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English definition of “vice”

vice

prefix (also vice-)     /vaɪs/
used as part of the title of particular positions. The person who holds one of these positions is next below in authority to the person who holds the full position and can act for them: the vice captain of the team a vice admiralPosition and status in groups and organizations
(Definition of vice prefix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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