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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pres·i·dent /ˈprɛzədənt, ˈprɛzdənt, ˈprɛzəˌdɛnt ||ˈprɛzṇt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pres·i·dent n. Precedent. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pres·i·dent, a. Occupying the first rank or chief place; having the highest authority; presiding. [R.]
 His angels president
 In every province.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pres·i·dent, n.
 1. One who is elected or appointed to preside; a presiding officer, as of a legislative body. Specifically: (a) The chief officer of a corporation, company, institution, society, or the like. (b) The chief executive officer of the government in certain republics; as, the president of the United States.
 2. A protector; a guardian; a presiding genius. [Obs.]
    Just Apollo, president of verse.   --Waller.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an executive officer of a firm or corporation
      2: the person who holds the office of head of state of the
         United States government; "the President likes to jog
         every morning" [syn: President of the United States, United
         States President, Chief Executive]
      3: the chief executive of a republic
      4: the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization;
         "address your remarks to the chairperson" [syn: chairman,
          chairwoman, chair, chairperson]
      5: the head administrative officer of a college or university
         [syn: prexy]
      6: the office of the United States head of state; "a President
         is elected every four years" [syn: President of the
         United States, Chief Executive]