presidential
adjective see president

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Presidential — Pres i*den tial, a. 1. Presiding or watching over. Presidential angels. Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a president; as, the presidential chair; a presidential election. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • presidential — (adj.) c.1600, pertaining to a president, from M.L. praesidentialis (early 12c.), from praesidentia (see PRESIDENCY (Cf. presidency)). Related: Presidentially …   Etymology dictionary

  • presidential — pres|i|den|tial [ ,prezı denʃl ] adjective *** 1. ) only before noun relating to a president: a presidential election/campaign presidential candidates A large crowd converged on the presidential palace. 2. ) like a president, especially in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • presidential */*/ — UK [ˌprezɪˈdenʃ(ə)l] / US adjective 1) [only before noun] relating to a president a presidential election/campaign/candidate presidential candidates A large crowd converged on the presidential palace. 2) like a president, especially in seeming… …   English dictionary

  • presidential — [[t]pre̱zɪde̱nʃ(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦ ADJ: ADJ n Presidential activities or things relate or belong to a president. ...campaigning for Peru s presidential election... There are several presidential candidates …   English dictionary

  • presidential — adjective 1. relating to a president or presidency (Freq. 8) presidential aides presidential veto • Pertains to noun: ↑president • Derivationally related forms: ↑President, ↑presidency, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • presidential — adjective a) Presiding or watching over. b) Of or pertaining to a president; as, the presidential chair; a presidential election …   Wiktionary

  • presidential — pres|i|den|tial [ˌprezıˈdenʃəl] adj [usually before noun] relating to a president ▪ a presidential election ▪ the party s presidential candidate …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • presidential — adjective connected with a president: a presidential election | the party s presidential candidate …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • presidential — adj. Presidential is used with these nouns: ↑address, ↑adviser, ↑aide, ↑ambition, ↑appointment, ↑approval, ↑aspiration, ↑authority, ↑bid, ↑brief, ↑campaign, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • presidential — [ˌprezɪˈdenʃ(ə)l] adj 1) relating to a president a presidential election/campaign/candidate[/ex] 2) behaving like a president or an important leader …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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