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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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Acting upon this hint, Dobbin furiously canvassed the governor, the commander-in-chief, the judges, the regiments, and everybody whom he knew in the Presidency, and sent home to Sedley and Co.
On the contrary, up to 1897, the holders of stock in the Bell Companies had paid in four million, seven hundred thousand dollars more than the par value; and in the recent consolidation of Eastern companies, under the presidency of Union N.
During the campaign when Lincoln was first a candidate for the Presidency, the slaves on our far-off plantation, miles from any railroad or large city or daily newspaper, knew what the issues involved were.
The battle which I witnessed took place in the Presidency of Polk, five years before the passage of Webster's Fugitive-Slave Bill.
was the election of General Taylor to the Presidency.
In good truth, he was a wondrous man; and when his tongue had acquired him all other imaginable success- when it had been heard in halls of state, and in the courts of princes and potentates--after it had made him known all over the world, even as a voice crying from shore to shore--it finally per- suaded his countrymen to select him for the Presidency.
They were sons of subordinate officials in the Railway, Telegraph, and Canal Services; of warrant-officers, sometimes retired and sometimes acting as commanders-in-chief to a feudatory Rajah's army; of captains of the Indian Marine Government pensioners, planters, Presidency shopkeepers, and missionaries.
You can't offer him the Presidency of the Council; that is reserved for Poodle.
The Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted, at today's session, the Strategy of Foreign Policy of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the period 2018-2023.
14(SUNA)-The Engineering Affairs General Directorate of the Presidency of the Republic celebrated in the Republican Palace Sunday the Distinction Day in presence of Minister of Presidency of the Republic, Dr Fadul Abdalla Fadul and Undersecretary of Presidency of the Republic, Tareq Haj Ali .
BRUSSELS, Jan 12 (KUNA) -- The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker met Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister, in Sofia Friday to discuss the priorities of the EU Presidency held by Bulgaria from 1 January.
A little over three quarters (76%) of the citizens in our country are of the opinion , that the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU is important for Bulgaria.