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chairman

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noun chair·man \-mən\

Definition of chairman

  1. 1a :  the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or eventb :  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

chairmanned

;

chairmaning

or

chairmanning

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  chair 3

1888

First Known Use of chairman

1888


CHAIRMAN Defined for English Language Learners

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chairman

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noun chair·man \-mən\

Definition of chairman for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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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