presidency

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noun pres·i·den·cy \ˈpre-zə-dən(t)-sē, ˈprez-dən(t)- also ˈpre-zə-ˌden(t)-sē\

Definition of presidency

plural

presidencies

  1. 1 a :  the office of president b (1) :  the office of president of the United States (2) :  the American governmental institution comprising the office of president and various associated administrative and policy-making agencies

  2. 2 :  the term during which a president holds office

  3. 3 :  the action or function of one that presides :  superintendence

  4. 4 :  a Mormon executive council of the church or a stake consisting of a president and two counselors

Examples of presidency in a sentence

  1. <responsibility for the presidency of a major television network>

1591

First Known Use of presidency

1591


PRESIDENCY Defined for English Language Learners

presidency

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noun pres·i·den·cy \ˈpre-zə-dən(t)-sē, ˈprez-dən(t)- also ˈpre-zə-ˌden(t)-sē\

Definition of presidency for English Language Learners

  • : the job of a president or the period of time when a person is president


PRESIDENCY Defined for Kids

presidency

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noun pres·i·den·cy \ˈpre-zə-dən-sē\

Definition of presidency for Students

plural

presidencies

  1. 1 :  the office of president

  2. 2 :  the term during which a president holds office


Law Dictionary

presidency

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noun pres·i·den·cy \ˈpre-zə-dən-sē, -ˌden-\

Legal Definition of presidency

plural

presidencies

  1. 1a :  the office of president b :  the office of president of the U.S.; also :  the American governmental institution comprising the office of president and various associated administrative and policy-making agencies

  2. 2 :  the term during which a president holds office

  3. 3 :  the action or function of one that presides



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