from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to a president or presidency.
- adjective Befitting a president, especially the office of the president of the United States.
- adjective Of or relating to a political system in which the chief officer is a president who is elected independently of the legislature for a fixed term.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to presidency; having presidency; presiding.
- Pertaining to a president, or relating to a presidency: as, the presidential chair; a presidential term.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Presiding or watching over.
- adjective Of or pertaining to a president
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Presidingor watching over.
- adjective Of or pertaining to a
president; as, the presidential chair; a presidential election.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective relating to a president or presidency
- adjective befitting a president
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Mount Vernon Director James Rees said the term "presidential library" could mislead people into believing that the Mount Vernon library will receive federal funding, as modern presidential libraries do through their association with the National Archives.
Larger than life political figures giving new meaning to the term presidential material.
He will continue to campaign, that he never believed that it was particularly helpful to go to Washington and inject what they call presidential politics into this process.
But the catch was that President Bush made clear his interpretation of the legislation in a signing statement, reserving what he described as his presidential constitutional authority to avoid further terrorist attacks, which would include the use of torture if necessary.
It involves what he calls a presidential campaign, but some in South Carolina consider it a joke.
But in fact, if you explore American history you will find that at crucial moments we have been startlingly dependent on having a chief executive who demonstrates what I call presidential courage — the bravery and wisdom to risk his popularity, even his life, for a vital, larger cause.
It involves what he calls a presidential campaign but what some in South Carolina consider a total joke.
We'll have the special report and I'll be joined by three of the nation's best political strategists and analysts and they're going to make some sense over what we call a presidential campaign.
You know, a couple of weeks ago, I was charged with what they call a presidential decision, and that's picking a running mate.
Maybe the reason is because those residents actually prefer to have three times more voting power per capita in presidential elections than citizens of Texas have.