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president +‎ -less

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presidentless (not comparable)

  1. Without a president.
    • 2008, M. Kent Bolton, U.S. National Security and Foreign Policymaking After 9/11
      Reagan's presidentless, NSC-less policymaking model endured through most of his two terms in office.
    • 2009, George Athan Billias, American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989
      The new system was designed as a compromise between the presidentless republic of 1920 and the presidential republic called for in the 1934 constitution.
    • 2014, Ansel Hatch, More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know
      As noted above in respect to George Washington however, this was not the first time the country was "presidentless." The Sunday inauguration problem has repeated itself six times since Monroe []

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