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noun [countable] president pronunciation in American English /ˈprezɪdənt/
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  1. 1
    the political leader of a country that does not have a king or queen
    President Lincoln
    Clinton was elected president in 1992.
    the President of the Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2
    the person who has the highest position in an organization or institution
    president of: He’s the president of FIFA, soccer’s ruling body.
    Macnee became President of the Royal Scottish Academy.
    1. a.
      American the person in charge of a business or university
      the president of Citibank Corporation


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