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chairman

noun chair, conductor, director, head, headman, key man, leader, master of ceremonies, monitor, overseer, person in authority, presider, presiding officer, principal, qui conventui praeest, speaker, supervisor, symposiarch
Associated concepts: chairman of a committee, chairman of the board of directors
See also: chief

CHAIRMAN. The presiding officer of a committee; as, chairman of the committee of ways and means. The person selected to preside over a popular meeting, is also called a chairman or moderator.

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