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chair

noun [C]  /tʃeər/ us  

chair noun [C] (FURNITURE)

a movable seat that has a part for your back to rest against, usually four legs, and sometimes two side parts for your arms

chair noun [C] (PERSON IN CHARGE)

chair

verb [T]  /tʃer, tʃær/ us  

chair verb [T] (BE IN CHARGE)

to be the person in charge of a meeting: Would you chair tomorrow’s meeting?
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