praesidium

noun

prae·​sid·​i·​um pri-ˈsi-dē-əm How to pronounce praesidium (audio)
prē-,
prī-

less common variant of presidium

1
: a permanent executive committee selected especially in Communist countries to act for a larger body
2
: a nongovernmental executive committee

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“Praesidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/praesidium. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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