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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.


Synonymschair


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)head, lead









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