president pro tempore

noun

plural presidents pro tempore
: a member of the U.S. senate and usually a leader of the majority party who is chosen to serve as presiding officer of the senate in the absence of the vice-president
also : a similar officer in another legislative body
president pro tempore of the state senate
president pro tempore of the provincial congress

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“President pro tempore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/president%20pro%20tempore. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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