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noun [C]    /ˈtʃeər·mən/ (plural -men  /ˈtʃeər·mən/)
a person in charge of a meeting, organization, or department; a chairperson Note: Although chairman can refer to a person of either sex, chairperson or chair is often preferred to avoid giving the idea the person is necessarily male.
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