vice president n1 : an officer next in rank to a president and usually empowered to serve as president in that officer's absence or discharge
2 : any of several officers serving as a president's deputies in charge of particular locations or functions (as sales)
vice presidential adj
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.