Vice-president

Definitions

  • Vice-President Feng Kuo-Chang
    Vice-President Feng Kuo-Chang
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Vice-president an officer next in rank below the president
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Quotations

  • Dan Quayle
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    “One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is to be prepared.”
  • Will Rogers
    Will%20Rogers
    “The person with the best job in the country is the vice president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, How is the president?”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., 'in the place of,' abl. of vicis (gen.), change.

Usage

In literature:

Read at the Massachusetts Club on the seventieth anniversary the birthday of Vice-President Wilson, February 16, 1882.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Still, she's the wife of the vice president of our best paying client!
"By Advice of Counsel" by Arthur Train
Vice-president of Baltimore Water-Color Club.
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
Taylor was requested to assume the presidency, and the vice-presidents who had resigned were, with myself, re-elected.
"Annie Besant" by Annie Besant
This consisted of Garretson W. Gibson, former president; J.J. Dossen, vice-president at the time, and Charles B. Dunbar.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
Henri, a son, vice-president of the Republic from 1849 to 1851 (1797-1858).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Talmadge, First Vice President; H.S.
"Thirty Years in the Itinerancy" by Wesson Gage Miller
Then it was proposed to name a vice-president for each State and Territory, which was done.
"The Adventures of a Forty-niner" by Daniel Knower
The Earl of Pembroke, President of the Council, proposed that this Captain Halyburton should be made vice-admiral.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
But I don't know whether he'll fire me, or make me vice-president of the company.
"Personality Plus" by Edna Ferber
Herschel V. Johnson of Georgia was nominated for vice-president.
"Abraham Lincoln, Vol. I." by John T. Morse
Breckenridge, John C., elected Vice-President, see vol.
"Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II" by John T. Morse
Jefferson Davis was chosen President, and Alexander H. Stephens, Vice-President.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII." by Arthur Mee
The Vice-President of the United States is the presiding officer of the Senate.
"Our Government: Local, State, and National: Idaho Edition" by J.A. James
Ex-United States Senator Thomas Morris, a candidate for the Vice-Presidency on the Liberty party ticket, was there.
"The Abolitionists" by John F. Hume
The Vice-Chancellor presided and introduced the stranger.
"The Personal Life Of David Livingstone" by William Garden Blaikie
I am a Vice-President, and so is CHUBSON.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, May 16, 1891" by Various
Ex-Vice-President Hamlin, of Maine, and Speaker Sharpe, of New York, were also present.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 1, Issue 5, May, 1884" by Various
Throughout the momentous trial the Vice-President was a model presiding officer.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge
Dessave de Bitter, Vice-President.
"Memoir of Hendrick Zwaardecroon, commandeur of Jaffnapatam" by Hendrick Zwaardecroon
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In poetry:

I THANK you, MR. PRESIDENT, you've kindly broke the ice;
Virtue should always be the first,--I 'm only SECOND VICE--
(A vice is something with a screw that's made to hold its jaw
Till some old file has played away upon an ancient saw).
"Meeting Of The Alumni Of Harvard College" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Winn-Dixie Stores Inc, Laurence Appel , senior vice president, retail operations, Frank Eckstein, chief executive officer, president, Peter Lynch, Timothy Williams, Anita Dahlstrom-Gutel, senior vice president, Dan Portnoy.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep Paul Ryan more.
Vice President Joe Biden answers a question during the vice presidential debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky.
The pleas come with alarming regularity -- sometimes from senior aides, others from Vice President Joe Biden and even from President Obama himself: Donate now or we'll be outspent .
Vice President of Tile Market & Design in Jupiter / President of Stuart location.
Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan during the vice-presidential debate at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, October 11.
This combo made from file photos shows Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan will go head-to-head Thursday night at Centre College in Danville, Ky.
In last night's heated 90-minute vice presidential debate, vice president Joe Biden handily took Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan to task at every turn.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep Paul Ryan of Wisconsin spar during the vice presidential debate at Centre College, Thursday, Oct 11, 2012, in Danville, Ky. By Elections Editor.
Photos and question by Yvonne Kemp QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Last week, Vice President Joe Biden and GOP Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan squared off against each other in the one and only Vice Presidential Debate.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential candidate US Rep Paul Ryan (R-WI R) participate in the vice presidential debate on October 11, 2012 in Danville, Kentucky.
The following is a transcript of the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Rep Paul Ryan in Danville, Kentucky on Oct 11, 2012.
Republican vice presidential nominee Rep Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, right, watches as Vice President Joe Biden, speaks during the vice presidential debate at Centre College, Thursday, Oct 11, 2012.
News/Talk 790, KFYO tomorrow night will have live coverage of the Vice Presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan.
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In science:

Partial ly supported by the Summer Faculty Fel lowship of the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs of Yeshiva University.
Modeling the propagation of a signal through a layered nanostructure: Connections between the statistical properties of waves and random walks
Institutional support has been provided from the GSU College of Arts and Sciences and from the Research Program Enhancement fund of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, administered through the GSU Office of the Vice President for Research.
Stellar Wind Variations During the X-ray High and Low States of Cygnus X-1
If the sum to be transferred is sufficiently large this transaction must be authorised by three senior tellers or two vice-presidents.
Roughly Weighted Hierarchical Simple Games
However, two senior tellers and a vice-president can also authorise the transaction.
Roughly Weighted Hierarchical Simple Games
Second, the current US Vice President Biden (Dem./Delaware) and McCain (Rep./Arizona) are displayed at the “extreme of each party” (Biden at the bottom-right corner, McCain at the bottom-left) eliciting their opposite ideologies.
Learning the Structure and Parameters of Large-Population Graphical Games from Behavioral Data
Neelie Kroes (Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda) in her speech titled “Building the Connected Continent” in Sofia, 20th September 2012 mentioned “To find its place in the future global economy, Europe needs to become the connected, competitive continent.
FuturICT
The female vice-president of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, who was to have become the first female President in January 2008 has resigned over a funding fuss at her home university (Science 313, 31).
Astrophysics in 2006
He was also an active member of the Liverpool Astronomical Society (LAS), which was founded in 1881, serving as its Vice President for a time (52). Despite its name, the LAS had a national membership and an international reputation; in many ways it was the precursor of the BAA.
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness
The Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos is supported by the Eberly College of Science and the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research at the Pennsylvania State University.
Large non-Gaussian Halo Bias from Single Field Inflation
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