from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An officer ranking next below a president, usually empowered to assume the president's duties under conditions such as absence, illness, or death.
- n. A deputy to a president, especially in a corporation, in charge of a specific department or location: vice president of sales.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A deputy to a president, often empowered to assume the position of president on his death or absence
- n. An executive in a business in charge of a department or branch
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. an officer next in rank below a president.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An officer who is selected in advance to fill the presidential office in case of the death, disability, or absence of the president.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an executive officer ranking immediately below a president; may serve in the president's place under certain circumstances
In the words of Bill Schmidt, vice president of worldwide sports marketing at Gatorade, Michael Jordan is a property much like the NBA, NFL, or any other property.
February 14, to Robert K. Lund, Thiokol vice president for engineering:Clearly, you had a concern about temperature.
—Richard C. Powell, vice president for research and graduate studies, University of Arizona
Other members of the prestigious group were David Acheson, a former U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and senior vice president for Communications Satellite Corp.
Ride, the first U.S. woman astronaut in space; Robert W. Rummell, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and former vice president of TWA; Joseph F. Sutter, a Boeing executive vice president; Arthur B. C. Walker Jr., a professor of applied physics at Stanford University; and Albert D. Wheelon, an executive vice president at Hughes Aircraft.
Clinton and Gore had agreed that the vice president would have a very large and substantial role in the administration, and his key national security staffer Leon Fuerth was closely integrated into the NSC process.
According to vice president Bob Rodgers, the space is very open.
Ronald Lauder and Malcolm Hoenlein, chairman and executive vice president respectively of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, were outraged by the op-ed and accused Clinton of "scapegoating" Jews.
Gloria Bergquist, vice president of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, said the group hopes to "start a discussion about the critical role of consumers" with the ads.
We are starting to see the vice president in Yemen quickly acting in putting the scene together, said Sager.