Definitions for presidencyˈprɛz ɪ dən si
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pres•i•den•cyˈprɛz ɪ dən si(n.)(pl.)-cies.
the office, function, or term of office of a president.
(often cap.) the office of President of the United States.
(in the Mormon Church) a local governing body consisting of a council of three. (often cap.) the highest administrative body, composed of the prophet and his two councilors.
(often cap.) the former designation of any of the three original provinces of British India: Bengal, Bombay, and Madras.
Category: Government, Western History
Origin of presidency:
1585–95; < ML
presidency, presidential term, administration(noun)
the tenure of a president
"things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"
the office and function of president
"Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
presidency(noun)ˈprɛz ɪ dən si
the position of president, or the time when sb is president
the presidency of the association; His presidency was filled with controversy.
The office or role of president.
After many years as a party leader, she finally ascended to the presidency.
The bureaucratic organization and governmental initiatives devolving directly from the president.
Because of the president's lame duck status, the presidency was often hampered by congressional actions.
The time during which one is president; a president's term of office.
the function or condition of one who presides; superintendence; control and care
the office of president; as, Washington was elected to the presidency
the term during which a president holds his office; as, during the presidency of Madison
one of the three great divisions of British India, the Bengal, Madras, and Bombay Presidencies, each of which had a council of which its governor was president
Translations for presidency
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the rank or office of a president
His ambition is the presidency.
- مَنْصِب رَئيسArabic
- presidênciaPortuguese (BR)
- die PräsidentschaftGerman
- ریاست جمهوریFarsi
- elnöki tisztségHungarian
- 장의 직, 지위Korean
- prezidentystė, pirmininko pareigosLithuanian
- prezidentūra, prezidenta amatsLatvian
- jawatan PresidenMalay
- voorzitterschap, presidentschapDutch
- presidentembete; direktørstillingNorwegian
- ریاست جمهوریPersian
- د جمهورى رياستPashto
- место президентаRussian
- mandat predsednikaSerbian
- presidentskap, -post, -ämbeteSwedish
- 總統、校長、會長等的職位Chinese (Trad.)
- عہدۂ صدارتUrdu
- chức chủ tịch; tổng thốngVietnamese
- 总统、校长、会长等的职位Chinese (Simp.)
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