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pres·i·den·cy

 (prĕz′ĭ-dən-sē, -dĕn′-)
n. pl. pres·i·den·cies
1. The office, function, or term of a president.
2.
a. The office of president of a republic.
b. The office of the president of the United States.
3. Mormon Church
a. A governing body on a local level consisting of three men.
b. The chief administrative body of the church.

presidency

(ˈprɛzɪdənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the office, dignity, or term of a president
b. (often capital) the office of president of a republic, esp the office of the President of the US
2. (Christian Churches, other) Mormon Church
a. a local administrative council consisting of a president and two executive members
b. (often capital) the supreme administrative body composed of the Prophet and two councillors

pres•i•den•cy

(ˈprɛz ɪ dən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the office, function, or term of office of a president.
2. (often cap.) the office of President of the United States.
3. (in the Mormon Church)
a. a local governing body consisting of a council of three.
b. (often cap.) the highest administrative body, composed of the prophet and his two councilors.
4. (often cap.) the former designation of any of the three original provinces of British India: Bengal, Bombay, and Madras.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.presidency - the tenure of a presidentpresidency - the tenure of a president; "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"
incumbency, tenure, term of office - the term during which some position is held
2.presidency - the office and function of president; "Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Chief Executive, President of the United States, President - the office of the United States head of state; "a President is elected every four years"
Translations
مُدَّة رِئاسَهمَنْصِب رَئيس
předsednictvíprezidentství
præsidentembedepræsidenttid
elnöki tisztség
forsetaembættiforsetatíî
大統領就任期間大統領職社長在任期間社長職
prezidentstvo
başkanlıkbaşkanlık dönemi

presidency

[ˈprezɪdənsɪ] N
1. (= office) [of country, organization, company] → presidencia f
he is to be nominated for the presidencylo van a nombrar candidato a la presidencia
2. (= period of office) [of country] → mandato m presidencial, presidencia f; [of organization, company] → presidencia f, periodo m de gestión en la presidencia

presidency

[ˈprɛzɪdənsi] nprésidence f
during his presidency → pendant sa présidence

presidency

nPräsidentschaft f; (esp US: of company) → Aufsichtsratsvorsitz m; (US Univ) → Rektorat nt

presidency

[ˈprɛzɪdnsɪ] n (Pol) → presidenza (Am) (of company) → direzione f

preside

(priˈzaid) verb
to be the chairman of a meeting etc. The prime minister presided at/over the meeting.
presidency (ˈprezidənsi) plural ˈpresidencies noun
1. the rank or office of a president. His ambition is the presidency.
2. the period of time for which somebody is president. during the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
president (ˈprezidənt) noun
1. the leading member of a club, association etc. She was elected president of the Music Society.
2. the leader of a republic. the President of the United States.
presidential (preziˈdenʃəl) adjective
a presidential election.
References in classic literature ?
So little adapted is the atmosphere of a Custom-house to the delicate harvest of fancy and sensibility, that, had I remained there through ten Presidencies yet to come, I doubt whether the tale of "The Scarlet Letter" would ever have been brought before the public eye.
Harry Cooper is a journalist for Politico's Brussels team, and took a long-term view of the role of the Council of the European Union, having monitored multiple Presidencies and seen countless legislative agendas come and go.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / President of the Republic Fuad Masum issued a presidential order, for the formation of a Supreme Presidential Committee consisting of two candidates from each of the three presidencies for national reconciliation.
The EUآ's foreign policy agenda is set by the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) led by the EU High Representative and not any longer by the rotating EU Presidencies.
Confidence in the presidency as an institution during each year of Obama's presidency has generally been lower than the comparable year in the presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W.
With this decree, the number of presidencies at the presidential palace has been increased to 13 up from the previous four.
Post-presidencies have varied as much as the presidencies they followed.
From our point of view, the Irish presidency will maybe last longer compared to other presidencies," Bagis said at a meeting with his Irish counterpart, Lucinda Creighton, on Tuesday.
Regarding the issue of a small country taking over the presidency of such a huge European Union, Schulz said, "we can't talk about small presidencies or large presidencies.
I am not saying we only had successes and there are unfinished files but this is a process," admitted Martonyi, arguing that any ongoing dossier would be handed over to the next trio of Presidencies (Poland, Denmark and Cyprus).
As a matter of fact, the position was created in the Lisbon Treaty in order to transfer power away from rotating presidencies.
Barring a new gas crisis with Ukraine and Russia, the Spanish Presidency should be quieter from an energy perspective than previous Presidencies, notably those adopting the EU's energy market liberalisation package or the 2009 Renewables Directive.