In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1Politicspresidentel presidente del gobierno — the prime minister
- presidente del Congreso de los Diputados — Speaker
- el Presidente de la Comisión Europea — the President of the European Commission
2(de una compañía, un banco)presidentchairman British
3(de una reunión, un comité, acto)chairchairpersonpresidente de honor — honorary president / chairman
(de un tribunal)presiding judgepresiding magistrate
5(de un jurado)chairman
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