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vice president

noun [C]    
(US abbreviation VP, US informal veep) the person who has the position immediately 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 CheneyLeaders of national and regional governments US the person who is responsible for a large, important part of a company or organization: She's vice president of sales and marketing.People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
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