Examples of presidency in a Sentence
responsibility for the presidency of a major television network
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So, like many other things during this unconventional presidency, has conventional wisdom failed?
The slave states treated African-Americans as property rather than as people in every way except in political representation, a demand clearly driven by their desire to enjoy disproportionate influence in Congress and the presidency.
The value at the end of the Obama presidency was set at roughly $40 for each ton of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas emitted by human activities, or equivalent amounts of other gases such as methane.
For many critics of Donald Trump, there were two best-case scenarios for his presidency.
Indeed, Obama's presidency brought into the open racial animosity that had been smoldering for decades.
Warren G. Harding’s presidency–and its many scandals–has been written about at length.
Ivanka Trump’s influence inside the White House might be wavering, but under her dad’s presidency, her eponymous brand’s is not.
A capable and affable fellow by all accounts, Khurana is believed to have his eye on a college presidency of his own one day, which may account for his tenacity in taking on clubs that seem both morally retrograde and unpopular.
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Synonymsadministration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, government, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, conduct, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervision
Related Wordsgeneralship, leadership, rulership; agency; aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward; engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation; coadministration, codirection, comanagement
PRESIDENCY Defined for English Language Learners
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: the job of a president or the period of time when a person is president
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