Definition of ex-president in US English:



  • A former president of a particular country or organization.

    ‘Finland's ex-president’
    ‘an ex-president of the National Farmers Union’
    • ‘A Labour ex-president gets airlifted to a prime spot every time.’
    • ‘Mr Evans hopes the now ex-president will visit Westbury.’
    • ‘Famously his deeds out of office earned him the tribute that he was a better ex-president than an incumbent.’
    • ‘Rahman had been a senior member of the Jamiat e-Islami party, led by ex-president Burhanuddin Rabbani.’
    • ‘On the night of 15 September 1972, the ex-president of Uganda, Milton Obote, planned an invasion to oust Idi Amin.’
    • ‘Earlier the ex-president appeared at a police station near his home here.’
    • ‘Lobbying foreign governments to subvert the diplomatic efforts of a sitting president is something ex-presidents simply do not do.’
    • ‘There's nothing wrong with tradition, says ex-president Liu, who came from the sales side.’
    • ‘This is looking to be a long week of non-stop deceased ex-president tributes.’
    • ‘A sitting president can, however, veto the release of an ex-president's papers.’
    • ‘The interview runs under the heading "Our worst ex-president."’
    • ‘An ex-president of the Soviet Union has frequently come out against the use of nuclear weapons.’
    • ‘Every ex-president has a library where the papers from his time in office are stored.’
    • ‘The Human Rights new investigation will be based on the results of trials carried out during the regime of ex-president Suharto.’
    • ‘The ex-presidents were appointed by President Bush to head up a fund-raising effort for the region, where nearly 175,000 people were killed.’
    • ‘There's even a love story embedded in the ex-president's historical prose.’
    • ‘Parliament decided last week to allocate the equivalent of 60 per cent of the current president's salary to Bulgaria's ex-presidents.’
    • ‘Even in less partisan times than these, friendships between ex-presidents from opposite sides of the aisle are very rare.’
    • ‘Yet no one disputed the ex-president's fundamental premise.’
    • ‘Jimmy Carter, a living Democratic ex-president, wasn't even invited.’