co·​pres·​i·​dent | \ ˌkō-ˈpre-zə-dənt How to pronounce copresident (audio) \
variants: or co-president
plural copresidents or co-presidents

Definition of copresident

: a person who is one of two or more presidents of something (such as a company or organization) …a 1997 HBS graduate who was copresident of the Women's Student Association.— Jerry Useem

Examples of copresident in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Back in the mid-2000s, Zoe Cruz was copresident of Morgan Stanley and was seen as a possible successor to CEO John Mack. Fortune, "Wall Street Has Never Had a Woman CEO. Why Not?," 19 Sep. 2019 The designer, who is a longtime student of Donald Judd and provided lead support for the exhibition, cohosted alongside Judd’s daughter and foundation copresident, Rainer. Vogue, "Tomas Maier and Guests Celebrate the Judd Foundation’s New Exhibition," 9 May 2018 The key is to remove the judgment and request permission to ask, said Lizzie Post, copresident of the Emily Post Institute. Terri Akman,, "When your kid goes on a playdate, do you ask if they have guns?," 27 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of copresident

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Copresident.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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