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deputy, associate, vice
 

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I think the differences are in custom- we talk of Dick cheney as the Vice-President and John Presecott as the Deputy-Prime Minister. It's basically the same thing. Associate is a bit different- there can be many associates. ;-)
 

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Okay, now that we can't tell them apart with reason, could you make a list of the names of positions when we could only use this rather than that?

e.i. vice president (right)
associate president (wrong)
 

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OK- good idea:

vice captain

associate professor

deputy minister

:) I'll add more later.
 

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meiling said:
tdol said:
OK- good idea:

vice captain

associate professor

deputy minister

:) I'll add more later.
It is useful. Waiting for your update.

deputy sheriff
sales associate
club vice-president
 

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vice chancellor
 

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Deputy Dawg ;-)
 

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deputy\vice chairman

Are they both OK in American English?;-)
 

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tdol said:
deputy\vice chairman

Are they both OK in American English?;-)

I've never heard deputy chairman, but it is possible.

teaching associate
 

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What would a secondary editor be? ;-)
 
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