1. Noun.  An honorific for the head of state of a republic; see president (definition 1).
  2. Noun.  The head of state of a republic, a representative democracy and sometimes (in cases of constitutional violations) a dictatorship.
  3. Noun.  Primary leader of a corporation. Not to be confused with CEO, which is a related but separate position that is sometimes held by a different person.
  4. Noun.  A person presiding over a meeting, chair, presiding officer, presider.

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