Definition of Presidency

1. Noun. The tenure of a president. "Things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"




2. Noun. The office and function of president. "Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"

Definition of Presidency

1. n. The function or condition of one who presides; superintendence; control and care.

Definition of Presidency

1. Noun. The office or role of president. ¹

2. Noun. The bureaucratic organization and governmental initiatives devolving directly from the president. ¹

3. Noun. The time during which one is president; a president's term of office. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Presidency

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Literary usage of Presidency

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1. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"Dr. Winsor was originally elected to the presidency from the Boston Public Library ... Understanding, with entire reason, that the duties of the presidency, ..."

2. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"Chase's open craving for the presidency detracted from the weight of his opinion. In the spring of 1869, the Chief Justice and George F. Hoar walked home ..."

3. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"Chase's open craving for the presidency detracted from the weight of his opinion. In the spring of 1869, the Chief Justice and George F. Hoar walked home ..."

4. Democracy and the Organization of Political Parties by Moisei Ostrogorski (1902)
"candidates for the presidency and the Vice-presidency and entered on a course in which the power conferred on the Electors was destined to disappear) III ..."

5. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"presidency. Lat 13° 5' 15" N., long 79" 42' 56" E. ; population (1881) ... Shoal and lighthouse on the coast of Madras, Nellore District, Madras presidency. ..."

6. The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (1914)
"CHAPTER VII OBSERVATIONS ON THE presidency ALTHOUGH the President has been, ... One who aims at the presidency — and all prominent politicians do aim at it ..."

7. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1910)
"DEMOCRATS everywhere had long ago agreed that a National Convention should nominate the candidates for the presidency and Vice-presidency, ..."

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