president

president
Highest-ranking officer in a corporation after the chief executive officer . Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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president pres‧i‧dent [ˈprezdnt] noun [countable]
1. the person in charge of a large company, bank etc:

• Sandor Csanyi, the bank's president, said that their objective is to have 200 branches in Romania.

ˌvice ˈpresident also vice-president
the title given in some organizations to the person directly below the president in rank:

• After three years as vice-president, he became chief executive officer.

2. the official leader of a country that does not have a king or queen

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president UK US /ˈprezɪdənt/ noun [C]
HR, WORKPLACE the person who has the highest position in an organization or, especially in the US, in a company: president of sth »

He was president of the charity for ten years.

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The new president of the company called a top-level management meeting.

(also President) POLITICS in the US and some other countries, the highest position in the government
See also EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT(Cf. ↑executive vice president), VICE PRESIDENT(Cf. ↑vice president)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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