ex-president
ex-president \ex-president\ n. a former president. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • ex-president — noun a former president • Hypernyms: ↑president * * * /eks prez i deuhnt/, n. a former president: ex president of the company. [1790 1800, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex-president — /eks prez i deuhnt/, n. a former president: ex president of the company. [1790 1800, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • ex-president — noun A former president …   Wiktionary

  • ex- — 1 a prefix meaning out of, from, and hence utterly, thoroughly, and sometimes imparting a privative or negative force or indicating a former title, status, etc.; freely used as an English formative: exstipulate; exterritorial; ex president… …   Universalium

  • Ex- — A prefix from the latin preposition, ex, akin to Gr. ex or ek signifying out of, out, proceeding from. Hence, in composition, it signifies out of, as, in exhale, exclude; off, from, or out, as in exscind; beyond, as, in excess, exceed, excel; and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ex- — used as a prefix meaning ‘former’, causes no difficulty when it is attached to single words (ex convict / ex president / ex lover). Fowler s objection to its use with noun phrases (ex Lord Mayor / ex Prime Minister) as ‘patent yet prevalent… …   Modern English usage

  • ex- — 1 for 1 [ eks, iks, egz, igz; eks] [ME < OFr or L, akin to Gr ex , exō , ek < IE base * eĝhs, out] prefix 1. a) forth, from, out [extubate] b) beyond [exurb] c) away from, out of [explant] …   English World dictionary

  • ex- — 1. ex ♦ Élément, du lat. ex « hors de » (⇒ é ), présent dans des composés d orig. lat. (exciter, exclure, expulser), et qui a formé quelques composés français (expatrier, exproprier). ex 2. ex ♦ Élément, de même origine que 1. ex , qui, placé d …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ex. — Exodus. * * * Ex. (Bible) abbrev (the Book of) Exodus * * * ex1 «ehks», preposition. 1. out of. “Ex elevator” means free of charges until the time of removal from the grain elevator. 2. without; not including. Ex dividend stocks are stocks on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex. — 1. examination. 2. examined. 3. example. 4. except. 5. exception. 6. exchange. 7. excursion. 8. executed. 9. executive. 10. express. 11. extra. * * * Ex. ( …   Useful english dictionary

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