Rectorship vs Presidency - What's the difference?

rectorship | presidency |

As nouns the difference between rectorship and presidency

is that rectorship is (obsolete) government; guidance while presidency is the office or role of president.



(Webster 1913)


(en noun)
  • (obsolete) Government; guidance.
  • The office or rank of a rector; rectorate.
  • References





  • The office or role of president.
  • After many years as a party leader, she finally ascended to the presidency .
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  • The bureaucratic organization and governmental initiatives devolving directly from the president.
  • Because of the president's lame duck status, the presidency was often hampered by congressional actions.
  • The time during which one is president; a president's term of office.
  • In France, a presidency lasts for five years.
    Ernest was a historian specializing in the presidency of Herbert Hoover.