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vicegerent

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Adjective, Noun
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vice=ge=rent

CIDE DICTIONARY

vicegerenta. [Vice, a. + gerent: cf. F. vice-gérant.].
     Having or exercising delegated power; acting by substitution, or in the place of another.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
vicegerentn. 
     An officer who is deputed by a superior, or by proper authority, to exercise the powers of another; a lieutenant; a vicar.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
    "The symbol and vicegerent of the Deity."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

vicegerent, adj. & n.
--adj. exercising delegated power.
--n. a vicegerent person; a deputy.

Derivative
vicegerency n. (pl. -ies).
Etymology
med.L vicegerens (as VICE(3), L gerere carry on)

ROGET THESAURUS

vicegerent

Consignee

N consignee, trustee, nominee, committee, agent, delegate, commissary, commissioner, emissary, envoy, commissionaire, messenger, diplomatist, diplomat, diplomate, corps diplomatique, embassy, ambassador, embassador, representative, resident, consul, legate, nuncio, internuncio, charge d'affaires, attache, vicegerent, plenipotentiary, functionary, placeman, curator, treasurer, factor, bailiff, clerk, secretary, attorney, advocate, solicitor, proctor, broker, underwriter, commission agent, auctioneer, one's man of business, factotum, caretaker, dalal, dubash, garnishee, gomashta, negotiator, go-between, middleman, under agent, employe, servant, referee, arbitrator, traveler, bagman, commis-voyageur, touter, commercial traveler, drummer, traveling man, newspaper correspondent, own correspondent, special correspondent.


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