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president-elect

[ prez-i-duhnt-i-lekt ]
/ ˈprɛz ɪ dənt ɪˈlɛkt /
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noun
a president after election but before induction into office.
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Origin of president-elect

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for president-elect

president-elect

noun
a person who has been elected president but has not yet entered office
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