Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The office and dignity of president; presidency.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office and dignity of president; presidency.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office and dignity of president; presidency.
  • n. The term for which a president holds his office.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the office and function of president

Etymologies

president +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Number 7, Vice-President, refers not to people like Dick Cheney, but to something I notice in start-ups, where everyone in at the founding and/or with substantial shareholdings gets an honorary vice-presidentship for their troubles.

    PSP Plans

  • It is typical that so many people can only see failures in President George W. Bush's eight year presidentship.

    Smoking Guns and the Morality of Parliamentary Privilege

  • In 1998, he promised to resign from his party presidentship while becoming the prime minister.

    Head of State, Prime Minister, Defence Minister and Party President: Four in One

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I am saying that General Pervez Musharraf, his lifetime (ph) presidentship (ph) is needed for Pakistan, and the majority of the people like him.

    CNN Transcript Apr 3, 2007

  • I found a few of the statements in this post rather curious (i.e., the expectations of the framers and Rooseveltian vs. homecoming king presidentship).

    Balkinization

  • The medium of constitutional monarchy or hereditary presidentship recommends itself under existing circumstances to the more advanced peoples, and with good reason; we nowhere find a prevalence of those manly virtues, disinterestedness and self-sacrifice to the

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • He himself had good reason for thinking so, as he had obtained the presidentship by rebelling while in charge of this same fortress.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • We have store of powerful friends; if nothing else offer, and we be in much haste, at least a presidentship may be given us: and a wife with some money, that she increase not our charges: and this shall be the bound of desire.

    The Confessions

  • A successful medical career which promised to end in a presidentship of a college and a baronetcy, had been cut short by his sudden inheritance of a considerable sum from a grateful patient, which had rendered him independent for life, and had enabled him to turn his attention to the more scientific part of his profession, which had always had a greater charm for him than its more practical and commercial aspect.

    Beyond the City

  • Gamaliel, succeeding in the presidentship after Akibah, went with the

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

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