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[prez-i-duh nt-ship]
noun Chiefly British.
  1. presidency.
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Origin of presidentship

First recorded in 1515–25; president + -ship
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Examples from the Web for presidentship

Historical Examples

  • And then he had been, on the death of West, in 1820, elected to the presidentship of the Academy.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook

  • It was generally agreed that his Presidentship was a conspicuous success.

    Rustic Sounds

    Francis Darwin

  • You will have heard of my appointment to the presidentship of the College of Boggleywollah.

    Old Kensington

    Miss Thackeray

  • Two years later he was consecrated bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, and resigned his presidentship.

  • The leading citizens of Sonora have offered him the Presidentship of that interesting State.