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n. pl. prex·ies Slang
A president, especially of a college or university.

[Shortening and alteration of president.]


(ˈprɛk si)

n., pl. prex•ies
Slang. a president, esp. of a college or university.
[1870–75, (by shortening and alter. of president) + -y2]
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Noun1.prexy - the head administrative officer of a college or university
academic administrator - an administrator in a college or university
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The door is open to consultation", he said, adding that the decision which MP Helou could make regarding the presidential issue could be after the next meeting between General Michel Aoun and MP Walid Jumblatt.
The low priority for foreign trade as a presidential issue could obscure "hidden" concerns about trade in Americans' mentions of the economy and jobs.
Enverga said the EXECOM is expected to reach a consensus on the presidential issue within three weeks.
Wisely, Zarif distanced Iran from internal Lebanese affairs and stated that local actors ought to assume responsibilities to elect a head-of-state, and while Nasrallah insisted that "those who think that Iran might pressure its allies in the presidential issue are delusional," his call on Christian leaders to reevaluate their stances was pure denial, since it is Hezbollah and the FPM that are blocking the election of a president.
We believe in the principle of consensus for resolving the presidential issue.
The Review has visited the presidential issue once before, when economic historian Jeffrey Hummel (1999) vigorously defended his claim that Martin Van Buren--who failed to win reelection in 1840--was "the greatest American president.
Until the presidential issue is settled next year it's unlikely Barca will make any major additions to their squad.
He was also interested in visiting deputy Saad Hariri who at the time was in Saudi Arabia, and all for the sake of solving the presidential issue and to end the impasse in Lebanon.
We are optimistic about the presidential issue, and reaching a solution doesn't rely only on me, but on many sides .
Youth and Sports Minister Ahmad Fatfat said the timing of the Syrian campaign regarding the Saudi role aimed to obstruct the presidential issue in Beirut.
We first look at the number of presidential issue stances taken by the candidates.
And there are other borrowed issues, like plans to fully fund Head Start and make student loans more affordable (the ancient domain of the Democrats); the sudden emergence of an increased child-care exemption as a major presidential issue (even though Bush's plan unfairly favors the wealthy at the expense of the poor), but only after Democratic leaders made issue; and a plan to allow penalty-free withdrawals from IRAs for first-time homebuyers that was originally proposed four years ago, and called Home Start, by candidate Dukakis.

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