Translation of president in Spanish:

president

Pronunciation: /ˈprezədənt; ˈprezɪdənt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of state) presidente, (masculine, feminine) President of the European Commission Presidente (masculine and feminine) de la Comisión Europea
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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.
    1.2 (of society) presidente, (masculine, feminine)
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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.
    1.3 (of bank, corporation) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) director, (masculine, feminine), presidente, (masculine, feminine)
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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.
    1.4 (of university) (American English/inglés norteamericano) rector, (masculine, feminine)
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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.

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