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American English: /ˈprɛz(ə)dənt/
, /ˈprɛzəˌdɛnt/
British English: /ˈprɛzɪd(ə)nt/

Translation of president in Spanish:


  • 1 (of state)
    presidente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    President of the European Commission
    Presidente (masculine or feminine) de la Comisión Europea
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (of society)
    presidente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 (of bank, corporation) (esp American English)
    director, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    presidente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 4 (of university) (American English)
    rector, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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Cultural Note: President

En Estados Unidos el Presidente puede gobernar un máximo de dos legislaturas ( terms) de cuatro años cada una. Es el jefe del Estado, es responsable de la política exterior y es comandante en jefe de las fuerzas armadas.

Cultural Note: President's Day

Un día festivo en EEUU. Es el tercer lunes de febrero, cuando se celebra el cumpleaños de los famosos presidentes George Washington y Abraham Lincoln.

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