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chair

noun /tʃeə/
a movable seat for one person, with a back to it
silla
a table and four chairs.
the position of a person who is chairman at a meeting etc
presidencia
Who is in the chair?
the office of a university professor
cátedra
He holds the chair of History at this university.
chairlift noun a set of seats hanging from a cable, used to take skiers etc up a mountain
telesilla
They took the chairlift to the top of the mountain.
chairman noun ( plural chairmen, chairpeople, chairwomen) ( chairperson, chairwoman) a person who takes charge of or directs a meeting
presidente; presidenta
Who is the chairperson presiding over the meeting?
chairmanship noun
presidencia
The Chairmanship of the Arctic Council rotates between the eight Arctic States every two years.
Address a male chairman as Mr Chairman, and a female chairman as Madam Chairman.
(Definition of chair from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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