presidence

noun pres·i·dence \ ˈprez(ə)dən(t)s \

Definition of presidence

plural -s
1 :the action or fact of presiding :direction, superintendence
  • by the presidence and guidance of an unseen governing power
  • —William Wollaston
2 :presidency 1a
  • preserve both the senate and the presidence
  • —P. G. Hamerton

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Origin and Etymology of presidence

Middle French, office of president, from Medieval Latin praesidentia


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