president Obama is certainly trying to curb the military's expenditures—how could he not?
After an international outcry, president Yoweri Museveni distanced himself from the bill, and it seemed likely to disappear.
Even Vladimir Putin, the president, said “obviously they are not pirates” but he insisted that they must be held to account.
For many, the president himself is the leading symbol of the changes they fear.
On a scale of 1-10, Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis said "I'm a 9" on a deal being reached today.
During the Pierce administration he was physician to the president's family.
It does not matter whether we recognize a king or an emperor or a president as our ruler.
No president, probably, was ever so much annoyed by the clergy as Lincoln.
president Harding had died while traveling in the western States.
He was president of the Dover National Bank from 1858 to 1874.
late 14c., "appointed governor of a province; chosen leader of a body of persons," from Old French president and directly from Latin praesidentum (nominative praesidens) "president, governor," noun use of present participle of praesidere "to act as head or chief" (see preside).
In Middle English of heads of religious houses, hospitals, colleges and universities. First use for "chief executive officer of a republic" is in U.S. Constitution (1787), from earlier American use for "officer in charge of the Continental Congress" (1774), a sense derived from that of "chosen head of a meeting or group of persons," which is from Middle English. It had been used of chief officers of banks from 1781, of individual colonies since 1608 (originally Virginia) and heads of colleges since mid-15c. Slang shortening prez is recorded from 1883. Fem. form presidentess is attested from 1763.