Presidency definition

prĕzĭ-dən-sē, -dĕn-
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The office, function, or term of a president.
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A governing body on a local level consisting of three men.
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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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The office of president of a republic.
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The office of the president of the United States.
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The chief administrative body of the church.
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(historical) Any of the three original provinces of British India.
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A council of three with local jurisdiction.
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A council of three that is the highest administrative body.
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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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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
presidency
Plural:
presidencies

Origin of presidency

  • From Medieval Latin praesidentia.

    From Wiktionary