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English definition of “preside”


verb [I]     /prɪˈzaɪd/
to be in charge of a formal meeting or ceremony: Who would be the best person to preside at/over the public enquiry?Controlling and being in charge presiding     /-ˈzaɪ.dɪŋ/ adjective the presiding judgeControlling and being in charge
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