Definitions for chairpersonˈtʃɛərˌpɜr sən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

chair•per•son*ˈtʃɛərˌpɜr sən(n.)

  1. a person who presides over a meeting, committee, etc., or heads a board or department.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

* Usage: See -person .

Origin of chairperson:

1970–75

chair′per`son•ship`(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. president, chairman, chairwoman, chair, chairperson(noun)

    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

    "address your remarks to the chairperson"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. chairperson(noun)ˈtʃɛərˌpɜr sən

    a leader of a committee, board, or meeting

Wiktionary

  1. chairperson(Noun)

    a chairman or chairwoman, someone who presides over a meeting, board, etc.

    She was the chairperson of the board and she presided over the meeting.

  2. Origin: after chairman and chairwoman

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