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veep

slang A vice president (from the initials VP). The veep takes over if the current president dies, resigns, or is impeached. So far the veep has been little more than a shadow skulking around the Oval Office.

veep

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n. a vice president. The veep is going to preside today.
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Since 1987 veeps are either a threat to neutralize, or, in the rare exception when a ticket won, to fill with a person so unsuited to be president, their holding the job would in turn help the president keep theirs.
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Other Arista execs making the transition are senior veep of promotion Richard Palmese, senior veep of worldwide marketing Tom Corson, senior veep of finance Alan Newham, senior veep of biz & legal affairs Julie Swidler, senior veep of A&R Keith Naftaly and A&R veeps Peter Edge and Hosh Gurelli.