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presidency

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noun pres·i·den·cy \ˈpre-zə-dən(t)-sē, ˈprez-dən(t)- also ˈpre-zə-ˌden(t)-sē\

Simple Definition of presidency

  • : the job of a president or the period of time when a person is president

Full Definition of presidency

plural pres·i·den·cies

  1. 1 a :  the office of president b (1) :  the office of president of the United States (2) :  the American governmental institution comprising the office of president and various associated administrative and policy-making agencies

  2. 2 :  the term during which a president holds office

  3. 3 :  the action or function of one that presides :  superintendence

  4. 4 :  a Mormon executive council of the church or a stake consisting of a president and two counselors

Examples of presidency

  1. <responsibility for the presidency of a major television network>



1591

First Known Use of presidency

1591



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