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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A permanent executive committee selected in Communist countries from a larger body in theory to act for the larger body when in recess but usually regarded as exercising full powers for and in the name of the parent body. (plural)

Usage examples (4)
  • Noun, : the presidium of the Supreme Soviet
  • Then I wandered into the section devoted to the "presidia" -- the producers from all over the world whose products Slow Food has deemed endangered, whether by market...
  • HOLMES: All right, presidia candidate, Barack Obama has wrapped his first ever visit to Afghanistan.
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