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preside over sth

phrasal verb with preside uk   /prɪˈzaɪd/ us   verb [I]
to be in charge of a meeting, trial, etc. or during an important event: On Tuesday he presided over a three-hour board meeting. EU countries take turns presiding over the council for six-month periods. He presided over the longest economic boom in U.S. history.
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