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President

Highest-ranking officer in a corporation after the chief executive officer.

President

In a publicly-traded company, the second-highest ranking officer in the company. In smaller companies, the office of president may be combined with the chief executive officer (the highest officer). The president may or may not also be a member of the board of directors.

president

A leading decision maker of a company. The president is sometimes the company's chief executive officer.

president

a North American term for the chief executive or MANAGING DIRECTOR of a corporation or JOINT-STOCK COMPANY.
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Sir," said the president, rising with gravity, "be careful what you say; your words clearly show us that they are deceived concerning you in the Island of Elba, and have deceived us
Sir," said the president, "you have been invited to join this assembly -- you were not forced here; it was proposed to you to come blindfolded -- you accepted.
The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.
And they shall make a List of all the Persons voted for, and of the Number of Votes for each; which List they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the Seat of the Government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate.
A counsellor having remarked that the gentlemen were fatigued, and that it would be a long time to wait until the torture was at an end, the president replied that a magistrate must know how to sacrifice himself to his duty.
Mynheer President, -- The black tulip is about to open, perhaps in ten minutes.
It has opened; it is perfectly black; come, Mynheer President, come.
The president was sufficiently well known, however, for all to be assured that he would not put his colleagues to discomfort without some very strong motive.
The meeting felt that the president was now approaching the critical point, and redoubled their attention accordingly.
These questions determined President Barbicane, assisted by Murchison the engineer, to choose a spot situated in Florida, in
He landed in America, was received with enthusiasm, held meetings, saw himself carried in triumph, reconciled President Barbicane to his mortal enemy, Captain Nicholl, and, as a token of reconciliation, persuaded them both to start with him in the projectile.
The President will have a gentleman before him soon.
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