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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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The Chairmanship has increased the visibility of the Republic of Macedonia in the international relations, especially on the European political scene.
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With the loss of his chairmanship of the Assembly and his removal as congregational prayer leader, Rafsanjani's sole remaining power base is his chairmanship of Expediency Council, the most important post he has held since leaving the presidency in 1997.
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However, we need fewer declarations and more work," said Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Republic of Macedonia, at the Summit of Heads of State and Government when Macedonia took over the Chairmanship.
In 2006, Myanmar agreed to forgo its turn for the rotating chairmanship because some ASEAN members at the time feared that the then junta-led government's chairmanship would affect ASEAN's international standing.
In the framework of its Chairmanship at the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers Ukraine has focused its efforts on several priorities in order to further implement the Council of Europe's primary objectives and to secure the Organization's role among European institutions.
The Parliament began its normal session, led by its Speaker, Usama al-Nujeify and attendance of 240 Members, to vote on the draft-law for the salaries of the Members of the Three Leading Chairmanships, and the hosting of the Chairman of the Haj (pilgrimage) Commission," Aswat al-Iraq news agency's correspondent reported on Tuesday.
After the parliament speaker is elected, Chairmanship Council will be set up.
At the time, Dr Jafari was a candidate for the developing world's chairmanship on the IPCC's Working Group Two.
Wednesday the chairmanship of the transport sector in the Arab League.