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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 ?
From my gains in that business I can pay for the Presidency, which at $50,000 a year will give me in four years - " but it took him so long to make the calculation that the bill to subsidise cat-ranches passed without his vote, and he was compelled to return to his constituents an honest man, tormented with a clean conscience.
SEEING a ship sailing by upon the sea of politics, an Ambitious Person started in hot pursuit along the strand; but the people's eyes being fixed upon the Presidency no one observed the pursuer.
You have raised your voices in an unmistakable chorus, you have cast your votes in historic numbers, you have changed the face of congress, the presidency, and the political process itself.
Thus he learned that, after long persecutions, Smith reappeared in Illinois, and in 1839 founded a community at Nauvoo, on the Mississippi, numbering twenty-five thousand souls, of which he became mayor, chief justice, and general-in-chief; that he announced himself, in 1843, as a candidate for the Presidency of the United States; and that finally, being drawn into ambuscade at Carthage, he was thrown into prison, and assassinated by a band of men disguised in masks.
Hence, a committee has been organized under the presidency of the Regent of Saxe-Cogurg-Gotha; my friend Petermann is its secretary; a national subscription has provided for the expense of the expedition, whose strength has been increased by the voluntary accession of several learned men, and M.
The same day on which Robert d'Estouteville took the place of Jacques de Villiers in the provostship of Paris, Master Jehan Dauvet replaced Messire Helye de Thorrettes in the first presidency of the Court of Parliament, Jehan Jouvenel des Ursins supplanted Pierre de Morvilliers in the office of chancellor of France, Regnault des Dormans ousted Pierre Puy from the charge of master of requests in ordinary of the king's household.
I take it that this part of the bill must have run something like this: Grand Contested Election for the Presidency of the United States.
touring cars and fame and a new growth of hair and the presidency of the boat club.
My son, sir, is at this minute chief magistrate of Ramgunge in the Presidency of Bengal, and touching his four thousand rupees per mensem.
While these discussions were going on amongst the group outside the Rainbow, a higher consultation was being carried on within, under the presidency of Mr.
My own idea is, that this terrific object was a freak of fancy on the part of some old-world sculptor, and that its presence had suggested to the Kukuanas the idea of placing their royal dead under its awful presidency.
Quiet people avoid the question of the Presidency, for there will be a new election in three years and a half, and party feeling runs very high: the great constitutional feature of this institution being, that directly the acrimony of the last election is over, the acrimony of the next one begins; which is an unspeakable comfort to all strong politicians and true lovers of their country: that is to say, to ninety-nine men and boys out of every ninety-nine and a quarter.