praesidium

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

less common variant of

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 27 May. 2020.

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