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presidency

1. 
a. the office, dignity, or term of a president
b. the office of president of a republic, esp the office of the President of the US
2. Mormon Church
a. a local administrative council consisting of a president and two executive members
b. the supreme administrative body composed of the Prophet and two councillors
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In his marine capacity he is admiral-general, and superintends and directs every thing relative to naval forces and other naval affairs; presides in the admiralties in person or by proxy; appoints lieutenant-admirals and other officers; and establishes councils of war, whose sentences are not executed till he approves them.
Justice Joseph Karanja will now preside the High Court in Homabay while Justice Abida Ali Aroni moves from Bungoma to Family division in Nairobi.
Individual appointed as consultant and presiding over post of advisor development budget doesn't have the credentials to preside meetings of senior officers.
Le ministre de l'Industrie, Al Simeih Al Siddiq preside le cote soudanais alors que le ministre jordanien de l'Industrie et du Commerce Hatem Al Halawani preside le cote jordanien.
Deux groupes composes de 300 migrants en situation irreguliere ont tente, durant la nuit de lundi a mardi, de forcer le passage vers le preside occupe de Melilia au niveau des lieux dits barrio chino et tisemghine, indique un communique du ministere de l'Interieur.
There is no hard and fast rule about who should be invited to preside over the convocation.
The Supreme Court has established minimum felony trial experience and educational training requirements for judges who preside over capital cases.
The denomination allows pastors to preside at same-sex blessing ceremonies as long as they are not treated as marriage rites.
The primatial vicar could preside at consecrations of bishops, would be accountable to the presiding bishop and would report to an advisory panel.
A 1789 Act of Congress required Supreme Court Justices to preside twice a year over circuit courts scattered throughout the country.
It follows that the Senate may not, consistent with the "President of the Senate" clause, effectively deprive its president of the power to preside by making his rulings impotent or by vesting a superior power to preside in some other officer, or in a committee, or in the body as a whole.
A presiding officer can refuse to preside over the House, as was the instant case, but never walks out in protest or otherwise, it added.