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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)

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.

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."