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presidencynoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈprez.ɪ.dən.si/
B2 the ​job of being ​president, or the ​period when someone is a ​president: He has ​announced that he is ​running for the presidency. She won the presidency by a ​widemargin.

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(Definition of presidency from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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presidencynoun [C]

 us   /ˈprez·ɪ·dən·si, -əˌden-/
politics & government the ​position of being ​president, or the ​length of ​time during which someone is ​president: the ​office of the presidency Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidency ​lasted more than 12 ​years.
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