copresident

noun

co·​pres·​i·​dent ˌkō-ˈpre-zə-dənt How to pronounce copresident (audio)
variants or co-president
plural copresidents or co-presidents
: 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 UniFrance, which promotes French films internationally, has openly backed the actress and is in the process of creating a charter to protect actors, and, in a historic move, the French Society of Film Directors dropped Ruggia, its former copresident. Soraya Roberts, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Cavanagh was named copresident with Glenn Youngkin, then a 19-year Carlyle veteran; the two execs were anointed the future of Carlyle. Byluisa Beltran, Fortune, 10 Feb. 2023 But the only way to do that is to raise tuition beyond what most families can pay, said Lauren Birchfield Kennedy, copresident of the Boston child care nonprofit Neighborhood Villages. Katie Johnston, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Jan. 2023 Now, as the copresident of the Recording Academy, Jones continues to use her position to uplift others. Taylor Crumpton, Essence, 22 Feb. 2022 Michele Lou, copresident of the association, began the event by asking the crowd to light candles in memory of the victims. BostonGlobe.com, 21 Mar. 2021 Back in the mid-2000s, Zoe Cruz was copresident of Morgan Stanley and was seen as a possible successor to CEO John Mack. Fortune, 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, 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, Philly.com, 27 Sep. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of copresident was in 1855

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“Copresident.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copresident. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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