presidency

A presidency is the executive office of a country, state, company, or other large organization. It's also the way to refer to the whole length of time a president is president: "Washington's presidency ended after two terms."

When a candidate is elected to the presidency, that person becomes president, the head of a nation, organization, college, or company. The presidency of the United States has potential to change every four years, when the country holds elections. You can also use presidency to talk about a particular time period, defined by who was president them: "His presidency was a period marked by recession and job loss."

Definitions of presidency
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n the office and function of president

“Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time”
Synonyms:
presidentship
Types:
Chief Executive, President, President of the United States
the office of the United States head of state
Type of:
berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation, spot
a job in an organization

n the tenure of a president

Synonyms:
administration, presidential term
Type of:
incumbency, tenure, term of office
the term during which some position is held

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