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president-elect

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person who has been elected president but has not yet been inducted into office.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who has been elected to a presidency but has not yet been inducted into office.
  • n. Common misspelling of President-elect.

Etymologies

president + elect (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • French usage had locked in place the words of certain phrases, so English received them as a unit: president-elect.

    The English Is Coming!

  • 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.

    American Grace

  • I had copied him in on the memo, of course, and I asked him how he thought the president-elect would react.

    The Good Fight

  • 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."

    Distracted driving panelists discuss effective solutions

  • Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the president-elect of the National Council of Resistance spoke in Paris in honor of this day saying:

    Soona Samsami: Women Will Lead to Bring Freedom to Iran and Middle East

  • 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.

    Mike Lux: Restoring the Balance

  • Mainline church leaders should develop an agenda and present it to the president-elect.

    National Council of Churches

  • 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.

    Film

  • 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.

    Between War and Peace

  • 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.

    Peru's Election of Leftist to Aid Chávez, for a Bit

Comments

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  • I rest my case.

    *now worried about how chained_bear will respond*

    November 11, 2008

  • *worries how sarra might respond to reesetee's comment*

    November 11, 2008

  • Oh, it's not you, sarra. Those of us who do niche worrying and the broader, all-purpose blanket worrying--not to mention preworrying--don't worry based on fact alone. No, no; it's completely arbitrary. ;-)

    November 11, 2008

  • I checked before listing!

    November 11, 2008

  • Whew. Thanks. Now I can pre-worry about other things, like all those adorable bear-wombat sheep.

    November 11, 2008

  • Yes, it is. You can stop worrying. :-)

    November 11, 2008

  • I'm wondering if the hyphen's supposed to be there. *worries*

    November 11, 2008

  • goldendoodle

    November 7, 2008

  • I heard they wanted a poodle or "goldendoodle," but what I heard that gratified me the most was that the Obamas said they will adopt a dog from a shelter. I hope they do. What a message that sends...

    November 7, 2008

  • Gah. There was a news report here about whether it will be a chihuahua, or a pit bull, or something in between.

    November 7, 2008

  • First Dog Designate?

    November 7, 2008

  • Air Force One Elect would be the aeroplane that the current president has chosen to board but has not yet boarded.

    November 7, 2008

  • First Lady In-Waiting

    November 7, 2008

  • I wish there were similar words, like Air Force One-elect. You can't say First Lady-elect (since she isn't elected), but there have to be others...

    November 7, 2008



  • Honestly, at the moment, this word gives me a warm glow.

    November 7, 2008