chairperson

noun chair·per·son \ -ˌpər-sᵊn \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of chairperson

plural chairpersons

Examples of chairperson in a Sentence

  1. A new chairperson for the committee has not yet been appointed.

  2. the chairperson will determine the order in which people will speak

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First Known Use of chairperson

1971


CHAIRPERSON Defined for English Language Learners

chairperson

noun

Definition of chairperson for English Language Learners

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


CHAIRPERSON Defined for Kids

chairperson

noun chair·per·son \ ˈcher-ˌpər-sᵊn \

Definition of chairperson for Students

:chair 2


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