prepresidential

prepresidential

(ˌpriːprɛzɪˈdɛnʃəl)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) describing the period before a person's rise to presidency
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[Duterte's pronouncements were] his prepresidential assumptions.
Ekho's journalists connected these events to the fear the Russian government sensed after its legitimacy was challenged by the postparliamentary and prepresidential election protests in the winter of 2011-2012 (July 6a): "I think that we have a reactionary model now, and the new authorities...
He's been in office seven years, yet seems utterly fixed on his campaign promises and prepresidential obsessions: shutting down Guantanamo prison, rapprochement with Iran, engagement with tyrants (hence Havana), making the oceans recede (hence the Paris climate trip).
For presidency scholars, the attentiveness to Louisa Catherine Adams's prepresidential life is a mixed blessing.
Nearly half of Architect of American Ambition deals with the prepresidential years.
Also, in Reagan's unique case, there is a great deal of prepresidential material, far more than for the vast majority of other presidents -- itself a telling fact about his intellect.
The rest of Putin's prepresidential resume is straightforward.
He compares them favorably with the prepresidential writings of Theodore Roosevelt, about whom he wrote an award-winning biography.
Dickinson demonstrates that Roosevelt's administrative strategy, far from being a direct reflection of his personality or the transfer of techniques developed during his prepresidential career, evolved during his presidency, a reflection of trial and error (e.g., his early experiments with cabinet coordinating committees), conscious design (his consultation with the Brownlow Committee), and evaluation of his recurrent needs (the enhanced responsibilities of the Bureau of the Budget).
Its latest, best articulation comes from Lamar Alexander, the former Tennessee governor who is driving across the country in a prepresidential campaign.
After the war Harriman's record of public service looks like George Bush's prepresidential resume: a hopscotch pattern of short stints in a variety of posts.
At best we can only hope that his prepresidential training proves to be, as has been said of Wagner's "better than it sounds."