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Related to chairman: Chairman and CEO
chairmannoun 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.