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"preside over sth" in British English

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preside over sth

phrasal verb with preside uk   us   /prɪˈzaɪd/ verb [I]
to be in ​charge of a ​situation or ​place : This ​government has ​presided over some of the most ​significantchanges in ​education this ​century. She has ​presided over the ​district during a ​period of ​unprecedentedgrowth.
(Definition of preside over sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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preside over sth

phrasal verb with preside uk   us   /prɪˈzaɪd/ verb [I]
to be in ​charge of a ​meeting, ​trial, etc. or during an important ​event: On Tuesday he ​presided over a three-hour ​boardmeeting. EU countries take ​turnspresiding over the ​council for six-month ​periods. He ​presided over the ​longesteconomicboom in U.S. ​history.
(Definition of preside over sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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