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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.

WORD ORIGIN

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

administration

nounperiod during which a particular human group is in power
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