chairman


chairman
/chair"meuhn/, n., pl. chairmen, v. chairmaned or chairmanned, chairmaning or chairmanning.
n.
1. the presiding officer of a meeting, committee, board, etc.
2. the administrative head of a department in a high school, college, or university.
3. someone employed to carry or wheel a person in a chair.
v.t.
4. to act as or be chairman of (a meeting, committee, etc.).
[1645-55; CHAIR + -MAN]

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Universalium. 2010.

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