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presidential

[prez-i-den-shuh l] /ˌprɛz ɪˈdɛn ʃəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a president or presidency.
2.
of the nature of a president.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Medieval Latin praesidentiālis. See presidency, -al1
Related forms
presidentially, adverb
nonpresidential, adjective
postpresidential, adjective
prepresidential, adjective
unpresidential, adjective
unpresidentially, adverb
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  • Each region is headed by a presidentially appointed governor.
Word Origin and History for presidentially

presidential

adj.

c.1600, "pertaining to a president," from Medieval Latin praesidentialis, from praesidentia "office of a president" (see presidency). Related: Presidentially.

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