Definitions for chairpersonˈtʃɛərˌpɜr sən

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

    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

    "address your remarks to the chairperson"

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  1. chairperson(n.)

    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; -- same as chair or chairman, but used to achieve a sex-neutral register.

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  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


  1. Chairman

    In South Korea, it means a chair of a board of directors of a corporation; it is a representative of a corporation or the position itself. In major South Korean companies, it refers to an executive who is held accountable for affiliates under a group of a corporation. It is ranked higher than a president of a corporation. Its initial meaning is a chair who oversits meetings' affairs.

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