: a person who has been elected president but who has not officially become president yet

Examples of president-elect in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This goes beyond the usual transition planning that every president-elect does from November to January. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 2 Nov. 2023 To find out who was chosen as IEEE-USA president-elect, IEEE Technical Activities vice president-elect, IEEE Standards Association president-elect, and more, read the full annual election results. IEEE Spectrum, 15 Oct. 2023 Kellyanne Conway addresses the press from the lobby as the president-elect holds meetings upstairs, November 2016. Curbed, 2 Oct. 2023 The Society of Gynecologic Oncology, of which Fader is president-elect, worked with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) to issue alternative-drug guidelines for cancer care and persuade insurers to cover workaround treatments for the drugs that are running short. Shi En Kim, Scientific American, 18 Sep. 2023 After Trump won, Romney dined with Trump to discuss Romney becoming the president-elect’s secretary of state. Michelle L. Price, Fortune, 13 Sep. 2023 The president-elect denounced the raids, during which Public Ministry agents opened ballot boxes and photographed their contents, according to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal. Sahar Akbarzai, CNN, 13 Sep. 2023 Parcell was named president-elect of NAR, a non-profit real estate organization with more than $1 billion in assets, in 2021. Elizabeth Napolitano, CBS News, 29 Aug. 2023 Unprecedented questions about criminal trials or sentences for a president-elect might end up presented to a court that now has a conservative majority, including three justices appointed by Trump. Chris Kenning, USA TODAY, 16 Aug. 2023 See More

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“President-elect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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