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vice presidentnoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɑɪs ˈprez·ɪ·dənt/ (abbreviation VP)
the ​electedofficialimmediately 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 ​particulardepartment: This is Jeff Walton, ​our VP of Finance.
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vice presidentnoun [C]

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(US abbreviation VP, US informal veep) the ​person who has the ​positionimmediately below the ​president in some ​countries, and who is ​responsible for the president's ​duties if he or she is ​unable to do them: Vice President Biden [as form of address] Thank you, Mr/​Madam Vice President. US the ​person who is ​responsible for a ​large, ​importantpart of a ​company or ​organization: She's ​vicepresident ofsales and ​marketing. [as form of address] Thank you, Mr/​Madam Vice President.
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vice presidentnoun [C]

uk   us   (also vice-president)
US (abbreviation VP) HR someone in ​charge of one of the ​mainparts 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
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