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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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