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chairman

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noun chair·man \-mən\

Simple Definition of chairman

  • : the person (especially a man) who is in charge of a meeting, committee, or event

  • : the person who is in charge of a company or organization

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chairman

  1. 1 a :  the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or event b :  the administrative officer of a department of instruction (as in a college)

  2. 2 :  a carrier of a sedan chair

chairmanship play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of chairman in a sentence

  1. the chairman of the airline company

  2. <the chairman called the meeting to order>



1592

First Known Use of chairman

1592


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chairman

verb, chair·man

Definition of chairman

chairmaned or chairmannedchairmaning or chairmanning

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  chair 3



1888

First Known Use of chairman

1888


CHAIRMAN Defined for Kids

chairman

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noun chair·man \ˈcher-mən\

Definition of chairman for Students

plural chairmen \-mən\

  1. 1 :  chair 2

  2. 2 :  a person who is in charge of a company

chairmanship \-ˌship\ noun




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