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Definition of "presidency" []

  • The office, function, or term of a president. (noun)
  • The office of president of a republic. (noun)
  • The office of the President of the United States. (noun)
  • Mormon Church A governing body on a local level consisting of three men. (noun)
  • Mormon Church The chief administrative body of the church. (noun)
  • The office, dignity, or term of a president (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The office of president of a republic, esp the office of the President of the US (noun)
  • A local administrative council consisting of a president and two executive members (noun)
  • The supreme administrative body composed of the Prophet and two councillors (noun)

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Use "presidency" in a sentence
  • "Do you really think a McCain presidency is going to allow Mrs. Clinton to become a part of any major policy-making or allow her ideas to immediately come to the forefront of discussions?"
  • "Though, the good thing about a McCain presidency is that when he institutes a draft so that he can declare war on Iran and Syria and North Korea, the gays will be staying home."
  • "The trepidation you feel about the possibility of a Palin presidency is probably akin to what conservatives feel about an Obama presidency."