Meaning of “vice president” in the English Dictionary

"vice president" in British English

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vice presidentnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌvaɪs ˈprez.ɪ.dənt/ us /ˌvaɪs ˈprez.ɪ.dənt/

(Definition of “vice president” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vice presidentnoun [ C ]

us /ˈvɑɪs ˈprez·ɪ·dənt/ abbreviation VP

the elected official immediately below the president who is elected with the president every four years

A vice president is also a high-ranking employee in a company, usually one of several, in charge of a particular department:

This is Jeff Walton, our VP of Finance.

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"vice president" in Business English

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vice presidentnoun [ C ]

uk us also vice-president

US abbreviation VP HR someone in charge of one of the main parts of an organization:

She's vice-president of Sales and Marketing of the publisher's New York division.

US abbreviation VP GOVERNMENT, POLITICS the politician directly below the president of the US

(Definition of “vice president” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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