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Meaning of PRESIDENCY

Pronunciation:  'prezidunsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the office and function of president; "Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"
  2. [n]  the tenure of a president; "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"
 

PRESIDENCY is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: administration, presidential term, presidentship
 
 See Also: berth, Chief Executive, incumbency, office, place, position, post, President, President of the United States, situation, spot, tenure, term of office

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pres"i*den*cy\, n.; pl. {Presidencies}. [Cf. F.
pr['e]sidence.]
1. The function or condition of one who presides;
   superintendence; control and care.

2. The office of president; as, Washington was elected to the
   presidency.

3. The term during which a president holds his office; as,
   during the presidency of Madison.

4. One of the three great divisions of British India, the
   Bengal, Madras, and Bombay Presidencies, each of which had
   a council of which its governor was president.

 

 

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