PRESIDENCY in a Sentence

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1. Hannah Brown will preside, and all are.
2. Mr. Choate kindly consented to preside.
3. The trial was recessed by the presiding judge.
4. The PM presided over a meeting of his inner Cabinet.
5. The two presidents agreed to hold a summit in the spring.

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 Meanings and Examples of PRESIDENCY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  office and function of president; tenure of a president
Classic Sentence: (90 in 7 pages)
1  Finally he put forward his colleague Cornelius to preside in the senate and public council, that from day to day he might advise what should be done.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXX.
2  The activity of a church like this is immense and far-reaching, and the bishops who preside over these organizations throughout the land are among the most powerful Negro rulers in the world.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In X
3  Mr. Choate kindly consented to preside.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVI.
4  Hannah Brown will preside, and all are.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TEN
5  Being a little embarrassed at first, and feeling much too young to preside, I made Steerforth take the head of the table when dinner was announced, and seated myself opposite to him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 24. MY FIRST DISSIPATION
6  She sent many messages of regret to him from behind her closed door and left the two frightened girls to preside over the supper table.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
7  So the Prior of Saint Botolph's hobbled back again into the refectory, to preside over the stockfish and ale, which was just serving out for the friars' breakfast.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
8  In the morning, Felton came as usual; but Milady allowed him to preside over all the preparations for breakfast without addressing a word to him.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 54 CAPTIVITY: THE THIRD DAY
9  The greatest manufacturer is but a busier Sam Clark, and all the rotund senators and presidents are village lawyers and bankers grown nine feet tall.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
10  Among them were college presidents, leading scientists and men of letters, and specialists in many subjects.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIV.
11  For could the sun do that, then could I do the other; since there is ever a sort of fair play herein, jealousy presiding over all creations.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
12  A supper-table, glittering with plate and cut glass, was set out, on whose arrangements our former friend, old Chloe, was presiding.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
13  Miss Crawford was silenced, and with some feelings of resentment and mortification, moved her chair considerably nearer the tea-table, and gave all her attention to Mrs. Norris, who was presiding there.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
14  Thirteen years had seen her mistress of Kellynch Hall, presiding and directing with a self-possession and decision which could never have given the idea of her being younger than she was.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
15  Roger Wolcott, then Governor of Massachusetts, was the presiding officer, and on the platform with him were many other officials and hundreds of distinguished men.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XV.
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Whatever the Democrats might say, Bush's decision to commute Libby's sentence is less the product of a strong-willed and cocksure presidency and more a desperate act intended to shore up some support amongst the party faithful.
17  What I find so humorous is that Obama has said what you guys have WANTED TO HEAR since he announced his presidency in Jan 2007.
18  Obama entered politics during Bill Clinton's presidency, when urban liberals were growing disgusted with the president's strategy of “triangulation,” popularly interpreted as the idea that you can win broad support by picking fights with the ideologues in your own party.
19  Promising “a year of action” as he tries to rejuvenate a presidency mired in low approval ratings and stymied by partisan stalemates, Mr. Obama used his annual State of the Union address to chart a new path forward relying on his own executive authority.
20  Referring to the 94-year-old by his clan name, Maharaj added: "The presidency thanks the media and the public for their co-operation in respecting the privacy of Madiba and his family."
21  Some people believe that the Fates preside over man's destiny.
22  Judge Langdale is to preside over the official enquiry into the case.
23  The two presidents have had candid talks about the current crisis.
24  The two presidents agreed to hold a summit in the spring.
25  Civilian roles are just as vital, from rescuing people stranded on mountains, from putting out wildfires to carrying people and presidents to and from places where there are no runways.
26  He immediately pleaded guilty, but broke down and wept as the presiding judge, Justice Michael Scott, donned a ceremonial black cap to order his execution by hanging.
27  The trial was recessed by the presiding judge.
28  At the moment it is being presided over by each member in turn.
29  The PM presided over a meeting of his inner Cabinet.
30  The special workshop was presided over by a famous scientist.