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Engelsk navneord: chair

1. chair (om genstand) a seat for one person, with a support for the back

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down.

Mindre specifikke termerseat

Mere specifikke termerarmchair, barber chair, chair of state, chaise, chaise longue, daybed, Eames chair, feeding chair, fighting chair, folding chair, garden chair, highchair, ladder-back, ladder-back chair, lawn chair, rocker, rocking chair, side chair, straight chair, swivel chair, tablet-armed chair, wheelchair

Omfatter disse specifikke termerback, backrest, leg

2. chair (om handling) the position of professor

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was awarded an endowed chair in economics.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)professorship

Mindre specifikke termerberth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation, spot

3. chair (om person) the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAddress your remarks to the chairperson.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chairman, chairperson, chairwoman, president

Mindre specifikke termerpresiding officer

Mere specifikke termerKalon Tripa, vice chairman

4. chair (om genstand) an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe murderer was sentenced to die in the chair.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)death chair, electric chair, hot seat

Mindre specifikke termerinstrument of execution

5. chair (om genstand) a particular seat in an orchestra

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is second chair violin.

Mindre specifikke termerseat

Engelsk udsagnsord: chair

1. chair (om adfærd) act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe chaired the department for many years.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chairman

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerhead, lead

2. chair (om kommunikation) preside over

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJohn moderated the discussion.

Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue chair

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lead, moderate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdiscuss, hash out, talk over

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