presidential government

noun

: a system of government in which the president is constitutionally independent of the legislature

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of presidential government was in 1857

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“Presidential government.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presidential%20government. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

presidential government

noun
: a system of government in which the president is constitutionally independent of the legislature
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