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English noun: chairman

1. chairman (person) the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

SamplesAddress your remarks to the chairperson.

Synonymschair, chairperson, chairwoman, president

Broader (hypernym)presiding officer

Narrower (hyponym)Kalon Tripa, vice chairman

English verb: chairman

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

SamplesShe chaired the department for many years.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)head, lead

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