the highest executive officer of a modern republic, as the chief executive of the United States: sworn in as the 56th president of Mexico.
an officer appointed or elected to preside over an organized body of persons.
the chief officer of a college, university, society, corporation, etc.
a person who presides.
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How to use president in a sentence
During Thursday’s debate, other Democrats also referenced the president.Election live updates: Trump returns to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall | Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner | September 17, 2020 | Washington Post
“But I got past it and accepted he was our president,” Troye, 43, said of the election result.Former Pence aide says she will vote for Biden because of Trump’s ‘flat out disregard for human life’ during pandemic | Josh Dawsey | September 17, 2020 | Washington Post
The president and a number of his advisers and allies are highlighting that the president is willing to take so many questions from voters, in a bid to attack Biden for his more limited travel schedule and his fewer public appearances.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump | Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
During a town hall hosted by ABC News, a number of Pennsylvania voters posed questions to the president, often focusing on subjects that he is generally not eager to talk about.Parsing Trump’s baffling, head-slapping comments on mask-wearing | Philip Bump | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
Mnuchin says the administration is expected to review the proposal at the CFIUS committee this week before offering a recommendation to the president.TikTok finally sends a proposal to the U.S. government—with a twist | Lucinda Shen | September 14, 2020 | Fortune
Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President | Pierre Assouline | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
He sees himself as the first Muslim president of all Europe.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President | Pierre Assouline | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
By 2012, Democratic president Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.
While Huckabee is thinking about his run for president, I thought it was time to think about Huckabee.
On Tuesday, president Obama will meet with Enrique Peña Nieto, the president of Mexico.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting | Ruben Navarrette Jr. | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The president sat in a chair which came over with the pilgrims in their ship, the Mayflower.
John Thornton Kirkland, president of Harvard university, died, aged 70.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
This group contains the name of the only president (Andrew Johnson) who was ever sought to be impeached.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
They generally give the impression that they don't even know who happens to be the president of the moment.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
“Steed”—Jefferson rode on horseback to the Capitol to take his oath of office as president.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
British Dictionary definitions for president
(often capital) the chief executive or head of state of a republic, esp of the US
(in the US) the chief executive officer of a company, corporation, etc
a person who presides over an assembly, meeting, etc
the chief executive officer of certain establishments of higher education
- presidential (ˌprɛzɪˈdɛnʃəl), adjective
- presidentially, adverb
- presidentship, noun
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