Definition of presidium
1 : a permanent executive committee selected especially in Communist countries to act for a larger body
2 : a nongovernmental executive committee
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The congress also elevated two of Mr. Kim’s closest aides — the party secretary, Choe Ryong-hae, and Pak Pong-ju, the prime minister and chief economic official — to join the presidium of the party’s Politburo.
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Origin and Etymology of presidium
Russian prezidium, from Latin praesidium garrison
First Known Use: 1920See Words from the same year
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