[ prez-i-den-shuhl ]
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  1. of or relating to a president or presidency.

  2. of the nature of a president.

Origin of presidential

From the Medieval Latin word praesidentiālis, dating back to 1595–1605. See presidency, -al1

Other words from presidential

  • pres·i·den·tial·ly, adverb
  • non·pres·i·den·tial, adjective
  • post·pres·i·den·tial, adjective
  • pre·pres·i·den·tial, adjective
  • un·pres·i·den·tial, adjective
  • un·pres·i·den·tial·ly, adverb

Words Nearby presidential Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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