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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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Previously, there were the administrative and financial affairs, corporate communication, information technologies and human resources presidencies at the presidential palace.
Barring a new gas crisis with Ukraine and Russia, the Spanish Presidency should be quieter from an energy perspective than previous Presidencies, notably those adopting the EU's energy market liberalisation package or the 2009 Renewables Directive.
Still, Sweden is aware that, as past presidencies have shown, it must also be prepared to deal with unexpected issues and crisis situations.
Germany is working with Portugal and Slovenia, the two subsequent presidencies, as so-called "team Presidency" to ensure the high degree of continuity of EU politics within the EU and beyond over the next eighteen months.Launching the German EU Presidency in Amman
The book's second half covers the presidencies of Lyndon B.
Roosevelt as the father of the modern presidency, but also to the contributions to the modern presidencies of other so-called backwater presidents, including Taft, Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover.
In fact, there was a public backlash from events in the presidencies of Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon concerning events more serious than a sex scandal--Vietnam and Watergate--yet the office rebounded with later presidents.
To facilitate policy consistency across presidencies, the European Union developed the troika system under which the countries holding the past, current and future presidencies work collectively.
MPs told NINA "The political consensus led to the resolution of a number of presidencies of the permanent parliamentary committees, and other number of the remaining presidencies of the committees will be named later after the selection of candidates vacant portfolios to complete the cabinet,".
However, the EU rotating presidencies today differ from the previous ones.
In both of the previous EU Presidencies in Finland, activities were complemented by business co-operation, for the purchase of vehicles needed for transport.