Presidency meaning

prĕz'ĭ-dən-sē, -dĕn'-
The office, function, or term of a president.
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The office or function of president.
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The term during which a president is in office.
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The office of President of the U.S.
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Any of the three original provinces of British India.
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The office or role of president.

After many years as a party leader, she finally ascended to the presidency.

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The bureaucratic organization and governmental initiatives devolving directly from the president.

Because of the president's lame duck status, the presidency was often hampered by congressional actions.

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The time during which one is president; a president's term of office.

In France, a presidency lasts for five years.

Ernest was a historian specializing in the presidency of Herbert Hoover.

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Origin of presidency

  • From Medieval Latin praesidentia.
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