president


president
pres·i·dent /'pre-zə-dənt, -ˌdent/ n
1: an official chosen to preside over a meeting or assembly
2: an appointed governor of a subordinate political unit
3: the chief officer of an organization (as a corporation or institution) usu. entrusted with the direction and administration of its policies
4: the presiding officer of a governmental body
the Vice President of the United States shall be President of the SenateU.S. Constitution art. I
5 a: an elected official serving as both chief of state and chief political executive in a republic having a presidential government
b: an elected official having the position of chief of state but usu. only minimal political powers in a republic having a parliamentary government
pres·i·den·tial /ˌpre-zə-'den-chəl/ adj
pres·i·den·tial·ly adv
pres·i·dent·ship n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

president
index chief, key man

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


president
n.
(1) A person with authority over others; one who presides.
(2) An elected head of a republic.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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