Definición de president en inglés:

president

Saltos de línea: presi|dent
Pronunciación: /ˈprɛzɪd(ə)nt
 
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sustantivo

1The elected head of a republican state: the Irish president [as title]: President Kennedy
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  • It had a democratically elected president and a Congress just as we do.
  • I never thought I'd be so well cared for by the president and the Republicans in Congress.
  • Everyone who says vote Democrat at any price accepts that somehow Democratic presidents have a better record than Republican presidents.
Sinónimos
head of state, chief of state, elected head of a country
1.1The head of a society, council, or other organization: the president of the European Union
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  • It's hard to be interested in winning when your organization - from the president down to the manager - isn't.
  • Samuel Pepys was the son of a London tailor and a president of the Royal Society.
  • And we'll also have gorillas, crows, dogs, and the new president of the Royal Society of London.
1.2The head of certain colleges.
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  • Baker and Upshaw assert that understanding and supporting the college mission is a basic expectation for community college presidents and their leadership teams.
  • This person assisted the college presidents in alliance administrative matters.
  • The executive director is on a par with the college presidents but does not have an allegiance to a particular campus, thus serving as a neutral party.
1.3North American The head of a university.
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  • A new president of Murray State University, F. King Alexander, took office this past winter.
  • Only 2 percent of all women presidents head major research universities.
  • The chief executive officer of a university is the president, who is usually appointed by the government.
1.4North American The head of a company.
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  • Foster was the president of Shaker Title Services, which is now defunct.
  • Ecuador's state oil company president resigned Tuesday for failing to halt a steady decline in production.
Sinónimos
chairman, chairwoman; managing director, MD, chief executive (officer), CEO, director
2 Christian Church The celebrant at a Eucharist.
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  • The old typology understands the president at the Eucharist not in terms of a bare symbolism, but in terms of a symbolic realism.
  • It was important, the president and the clergyman said, that they hear from a representative woman.
  • The challenge cannot be remanded solely to rectors and presidents; it must effectively engage the entire community of believers.

Origen

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin praesident- 'sitting before' (see preside).

Derivativos

presidential

Pronunciación: /-ˈdɛnʃ(ə)l/
adjetivo
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  • The series of television debates in the American presidential elections has seen ratings soar.
  • French presidential campaigning, even with passions running so high, lacks frenzy.
  • The ground has therefore been laid for a presidential approach, but war presents new challenges.

presidentially

Pronunciación: /-ˈdɛnʃ(ə)li/
adverbio
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  • He gets plenty of media coverage anyway, standing on runways looking presidential, delivering presidential speeches in various impressive fora, presidentially signing bills into law.
  • I've overseen over 150 presidentially declared disasters.
  • And he presented himself very presidentially in that first debate, and the president had the worst debate of his life.

presidentship

sustantivo ( archaic )
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  • After the shame of Gujarat, which has tarnished India's image as a secular, tolerant country, his presidentship is likely to send a positive message to the world.
  • A meeting of all these committees was held in a marriage palace, 3 km from here, under the presidentship of Mr Ahir.
  • The university's Urdu department organised many large seminars during his presidentship.

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