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chairperson

chairperson

noun chair·per·son \-ˌpər-sən\

: the person who leads a meeting, organization, committee, or event

Full Definition of CHAIRPERSON

:  chairman 1

Examples of CHAIRPERSON

  1. A new chairperson for the committee has not yet been appointed.
  2. <the chairperson will determine the order in which people will speak>

First Known Use of CHAIRPERSON

1971

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