presidency[ prez-i-duh n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF presidency
Synonyms for presidency
- chargé d'affaires
- front office
- governing body
- top brass
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRESIDENCY
I come before you and assume the Presidency at a moment rich with promise.
There are thousands of recognised Slaves of the gods in this Presidency.
I will not accept the Presidency to be the mere puppet of possible factions.
Is it to the presidency of a board of visitors of an eleemosynary institution?
I wish you could realize with what joy and relief I retire from the presidency.
I have shed none over resigning the presidency of the association.
For the fourth time a Virginian had been raised to the Presidency.
But in the Madras Presidency dolmens are found converted into Siva temples.
Fanny was to be left with a cousin of her father's, in the Bombay Presidency.
The last year of Susan's presidency was particularly precious to her.
1590s, "office of a president," from Medieval Latin praesidentia "office of a president" (mid-13c.), from Latin praesidentem (nominative praesidens) "president, governor" (see president). Earlier in same sense was presidentship (1520s). Meaning "a president's term in office" is from 1610s.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PRESIDENCY
- Uncle Sam
- political practice
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