Chairman meaning

chârmən
To act as chairman of.

Chaired the panel of experts.

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A person who presides at a meeting or heads a committee, board, etc.
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The chairman is defined as the president, the person in charge or the person who presides over a meeting, company or department.

The person in charge of heading up the history department in a college is an example of the chairman of the history department.

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A man whose work is to carry or wheel people in a chair.
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To preside over as chairman.
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Short for chairman of the board, this is the highest-ranking corporate officer. The chairman presides over board meetings. Often one person may hold the positions of chairman and chief executive officer. Depending on the personality and clout of the chairman, the chairman may have a lot of power and authority or may take a distant back-seat to the chief executive officer of the company. A chairman may be more of an honorary position for a long-term employee or another prominent person, large shareholder, or a member of the founding family.
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The head of a corporate or governmental board of directors, a committee, or other formal entity.
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(historical) Someone whose job is to carry people in a portable chair, sedan chair, or similar conveyance.

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The presiding officer of an assembly, meeting, committee, or board.
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The administrative head of a department of instruction, as at a college.
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A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.
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Origin of chairman

  • From chair +‎ -man

    From Wiktionary