from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An advantageous position, as for making one's views known or rallying support: "The presidency had been transformed from a bully pulpit on Pennsylvania Avenue to a stage the size of the world” ( Hugh Sidey).
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- n. an advantageous position from which to express one's views
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An exceptionally advantageous position from which to extol one's ideas; -- applied especially to the presidency of the United States, which was described thus by President Theodore Rossevelt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a public office of sufficiently high rank that it provides the holder with an opportunity to speak out and be listened to on any matter
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