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president

  

      n  
1    often cap   the chief executive or head of state of a republic, esp. of the U.S.  
2    (in the U.S.) the chief executive officer of a company, corporation, etc.  
3    a person who presides over an assembly, meeting, etc.  
4    the chief executive officer of certain establishments of higher education  
     (C14: via Old French from Late Latin praesidens ruler; see preside)  
  presidential      adj  
  presidentially      adv  
  presidentship      n  


Lord President of the Council  
      n   (in Britain) the Cabinet minister who presides at meetings of the Privy Council  
president-elect  
      n   a person who has been elected president but has not yet entered office  
vice president  
      n   an officer ranking immediately below a president and serving as his deputy. A vice president takes the president's place during his absence or incapacity, after his death, and in certain other circumstances,   (Abbrevs.)    VP, V. Pres  
  vice-presidency      n  
  vice-presidential      adj  
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