from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The office, function, or term of a president.
- n. The office of president of a republic.
- n. The office of the President of the United States.
- n. Mormon Church A governing body on a local level consisting of three men.
- n. Mormon Church The chief administrative body of the church.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The office or role of president.
- n. The bureaucratic organization and governmental initiatives devolving directly from the president.
- n. The time during which one is president; a president's term of office.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The function or condition of one who presides; superintendence; control and care.
- n. The office of president.
- n. The term during which a president holds his office.
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Superintendence and direction; controlling and directing influence, as of a president.
- n. The office of president: as, the presidency of a college or a railroad corporation; specifically [capitalized], the office of President of the United States.
- n. The term during which a president holds office: as, the presidency of Lincoln, of Thiers, etc.
- n. In British India, a chief administrative division.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the tenure of a president
- n. the office and function of president
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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.
Turkey and Kazakhstan, two countries that have common historical and cultural ties, will put their mark on the Eurasian region in 2010, as Kazakhstan's one-year chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) formally began last month and Turkey will take over the term presidency of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) from Kazakhstan in June.
Turkey will assume the term presidency of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers for six months as of November 2010.
Turkey will take over the term presidency of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) from Kazakhstan during a CICA summit meeting to be held in Istanbul next summer.
Yet there's nothing remotely surprising about them: Republicans have repeatedly said similar things in the past, and some (see DeMint, Jim) have openly acted as if guaranteeing a one-term Obama presidency is their number-one animating goal for two years now.
The Obama presidency is a failure! joe from Lowell Says:
President Obama has only been in office for 200 days and it has already been determined by the RNC that his presidency is a failure.
Defeating the presidency is the objective at all cost.