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presidium

[ pri-sid-ee-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF presidium
  • as inprivy council
  • as inadministration

Synonyms for presidium

  • British cabinet
  • council
  • council of state
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You are Chairman of the Presidium; is this how you keep order here?

They elected the seven members of the Presidium, who drew lots for the Chairmanship.

The Presidium appointed the Chiefs of Managements, who also served for life.

More importantly, the presidium assumed the powers and functions of the National Assembly when the latter was not in session.

In practice, the Assembly listens to the reading of bills drawn up by its Presidium and then votes unanimous approval.

The Presidium also designates ministry jurisdiction over various enterprises according to the recommendations of the premier.

The Presidium performs several functions besides that of conducting the affairs of the Assembly between sessions.

Military courts are selected by the People's Assembly or by its Presidium when it is not in session.

The memophone began giving him the names of the Presidium and of the Chiefs of Managements.

During his absence, the outfit seems to have been run by a sort of presidium of the senior officers.

WORD ORIGIN

permanent administrative committee of the U.S.S.R., 1924, from Russian prezidium, from Latin praesidium "a presiding over, defense," from praesidere (see preside).

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administration

nounhuman or group who manages effort of an organization
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