American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person who has been elected president but has not yet been inducted into office.
- president + elect (Wiktionary)
“French usage had locked in place the words of certain phrases, so English received them as a unit: president-elect.”
“Several women in the ward have served on the PTA—both the current president and the president-elect are ward members, and many other Pioneer Ward mothers help out as classroom assistants at the elementary school.”
“I had copied him in on the memo, of course, and I asked him how he thought the president-elect would react.”
“Mary Broderick, president-elect of the National School Boards Association, says the NSBA has launched a campaign to distribute red rubber thumb bands that say "Texting kills.”
“Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the president-elect of the National Council of Resistance spoke in Paris in honor of this day saying:”
“As the economy was on the verge of crashing around us, the president-elect decided to make his bet overwhelmingly with the Wall Street-oriented side of the party, the folks who were proteges and aligned ideologically with Bob Rubin.”
“Mainline church leaders should develop an agenda and present it to the president-elect.”
“Read their hyper-partisan invite and my response calling on them to support common ground approaches advocated by the president-elect to reduce the number of abortions and to support families.”
“Candidate Dwight Eisenhower had boldly, but vaguely, declared in October that he “would go to Korea,” and as president-elect he did visit in December.”
“On Friday, during a stop in Brazil, his first foreign visit as president-elect, Mr. Humala described himself as a populist, but said he would use Brazil as a guide on how to use export-led growth to fund social-welfare programs.”
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