presidential government

noun

Definition of presidential government

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

First Known Use of presidential government

1857


Law Dictionary

presidential government

noun

Legal Definition of presidential government

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


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