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

 pres·i·den·cy /ˈprɛzədən(t)si, ˈprɛzdən(t) ||ˈprɛzəˌdɛn(t)si/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pres·i·den·cy n.; pl. Presidencies
 1. The function or condition of one who presides; superintendence; control and care.
 2. The office of president; as, Washington was elected to the presidency.
 3. The term during which a president holds his office; as, during the presidency of Madison.
 4. One of the three great divisions of British India, the Bengal, Madras, and Bombay Presidencies, each of which had a council of which its governor was president.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the tenure of a president; "things were quiet during the
           Eisenhower administration" [syn: presidential term, administration]
      2: the office and function of president; "Andrew Jackson
         expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was
         customary before his time" [syn: presidentship]