Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "presidency":

  1. I endeavoured as much as possible that my ill state of health should not keep me from my employment, but attended to it very assiduously; which I persevered in till the 27th of March, when the doctor informed me, that I had better leave the Presidency or I should endanger my life, as the hot winds generally set in in the middle of April, which frequently prove very dangerous to European invalids. - "Narrative of a Voyage to India; of a Shipwreck on board the Lady Castlereagh; and a Description of New South Wales", W. B. Cramp.
  2. Circumstances, among which I am proud to reckon the devoted kindness of many friends, have led to my occupation of various prominent positions, among which the Presidency of the Royal Society is the highest. - "Autobiography and Selected Essays", Thomas Henry Huxley.
  3. He visited it many times and during his presidency, in 1802, he surveyed the place with his own hands. - "Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia", Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker.