vicegerent


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vicegerent \Vice*ge"rent\, a. [Vice, a. + gerent: cf. F.
   vice-g['e]rant.]
   Having or exercising delegated power; acting by substitution,
   or in the place of another. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vicegerent \Vice*ge"rent\, n.
   An officer who is deputed by a superior, or by proper
   authority, to exercise the powers of another; a lieutenant; a
   vicar. --Bacon.
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         The symbol and vicegerent of the Deity.  --C. A. Young.
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