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preside over sth

phrasal verb with preside uk   us   /prɪˈzaɪd/ verb [I]
to be in charge of a situation, especially a formal meeting or a trial: Judge Langdale is to preside over the official enquiry into the case. This government has presided over some of the most significant changes in education this century.
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