Sentence Examples


  • A minister is elected to preside as moderator.
  • Krene-te) who form a council and, like the baryaktar, hold their office by hereditary right; they preside over the assemblies of the tribesmen, which exercise the supreme legislative power.
  • In the execution of this plan, Hastings removed the exchequer from Murshidabad to Calcutta, and for the first time appointed European officers, under the now familiar title of collectors, to superintend the revenue collections and preside in the civil courts.
  • The mayor could not preside over the council, which appointed one of its own members to preside and to give effect to its decisions.
  • To preside over the council of state entrusted with the drafting of the constitution.