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presidency

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

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

plural pres·i·den·cies

Full Definition of PRESIDENCY

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
:  the term during which a president holds office
3
:  the action or function of one that presides :  superintendence
4
:  a Mormon executive council of the church or a stake consisting of a president and two counselors
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Examples of PRESIDENCY

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

First Known Use of PRESIDENCY

1591
PRESIDENCY Defined for Kids

presidency

noun pres·i·den·cy \ˈpre-zə-dən-sē\
plural pres·i·den·cies

Definition of PRESIDENCY for Kids

1
:  the office of president
2
:  the term during which a president holds office

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