praesidens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of praesideō(preside over).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

praesidens m, f, n (genitive praesidentis); third declension

  1. sitting before or in front of
  2. sitting beforehand
  3. guarding, watching, protecting, defending
  4. presiding over, directing, commanding, controlling, governing, superintending
  5. (substantive) a president, director, ruler, governor, leader

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative praesidēns praesidentēs praesidentia
genitive praesidentis praesidentium
dative praesidentī praesidentibus
accusative praesidentem praesidēns praesidentēs praesidentia
ablative praesidente, praesidentī1 praesidentibus
vocative praesidēns praesidentēs praesidentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

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