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Noun
A separate seat for one person, typically with a back and four legs
“Mr. Atherton had finished an unusually busy day's work and had seated himself in his apartment in his favorite chair.”
Noun
Someone who presides over a meeting
“The chair of the committee acts as chair of the meeting unless the members select another person to act as chair.”
Noun
A person who heads or manages an organization, project, or group of people
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“Deputy chair of Scottish Enterprise, he bangs the drum for business formation, pushing resources into the best growth prospects.”
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The position or place of command or leadership
“And on Monday, he took the chair at the morning meeting.”
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The office of a professor in an educational institution
“From 1939, he occupied the chair of mathematics at Durham, a position he was to hold for 20 years.”
Noun
Execution by electrocution via a chair-like device
“The former was developed as an alternative to the horrifying instances that involved extremely agonizing deaths for some sentenced to death by the chair.”
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A person who teaches or educates, especially in a college or university
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A person who presides over a quiz or panel game
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A space designated or available for being used
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Item, or items, that enhance a room's characteristics, or functionality
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The department or people who manage an organization
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A long upholstered piece of furniture for several people to sit on
Verb
To manage or preside over
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“Ambassador Manuel Teehankee will chair the Committee on Trade and Transfer of Technology.”
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