Definitions for chairpersonˈtʃɛərˌpɜr sən
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president, chairman, chairwoman, chair, chairperson(noun)
the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
"address your remarks to the chairperson"
the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; -- same as chair or chairman, but used to achieve a sex-neutral register.
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.
Origin: after chairman and chairwoman
The chairman, sometimes known as the chairperson, chairwoman, or simply the chair, is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly. The person holding the office is typically elected or appointed by the members of the group. The chairman presides over meetings of the assembled group and conducts its business in an orderly fashion. When the group is not in session, the officer's duties often include acting as its head, its representative to the outside world and its spokesperson.
Translations for chairperson
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- Vorsitzender, VorsitzendeGerman
- président, secrétaire généralFrench
- neach-na-cathrachScottish Gaelic
- presidente, chairmanInterlingua
- 委員長, 議長Japanese
- pirmininkas, pirmininkėLithuanian
- styreformann, møtelederNorwegian
- osoba przewodnicząca, przewodniczącyPolish
- председа́тель, председа́тельницаRussian
- modulasetuloSouthern Sotho
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