presidium(redirected from praesidiums)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to praesidiums: praseodymium
1. (in Communist countries) a permanent committee of a larger body, such as a legislature, that acts for it when it is in recess
2. a collective presidency, esp of a nongovernmental organization
in Russian, a group of persons, a collegium, elected to direct a meeting or conference or as the permanent governing body of party, scientific, and other public organizations.