Emir vs President - What's the difference?

emir | president |


As nouns the difference between emir and president

is that emir is emir while president is an honorific for the head of state of a republic; see president (definition 1).

emir

English

Alternative forms

* amir * emeer

Noun

(en noun)
  • a prince, commander or other leader or ruler in an Islamic nation.
  • a descendant of the prophet Muhammad.
  • Derived terms

    * emirate

    Anagrams

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    president

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (honorifically) * (archaic)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The head of state of a republic, a representative democracy and sometimes a dictatorship.
  • * 2007 , Benjamin Camins, Hillary Is the Best Choice, Page 144
  • The vast majority of presidents have been male .
  • 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.
  • A person presiding over a meeting, chair, presiding officer, presider.
  • (Francis Bacon)

    Synonyms

    * prez (humorous or informal)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Occupying the first rank or chief place; having the highest authority; presiding.
  • * Milton
  • His angels president / In every province.
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