preside Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"preside" in British English

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presideverb [I]

uk   us   /prɪˈzaɪd/
to be in ​charge of a ​formalmeeting, ​ceremony, or ​trial: Who would be the ​bestperson to preside at/over the ​publicenquiry? Judge Langdale is to preside over the ​officialenquiry into the ​case.
presiding
adjective uk   us   /-ˈzaɪ.dɪŋ/
the presiding ​judge
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(Definition of preside from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"preside" in American English

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presideverb [I]

 us   /prɪˈzɑɪd/
to be in ​charge of or to ​control a ​meeting or ​event: The ​vicepresident will preside at today’s ​meeting.
(Definition of preside from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"preside" in Business English

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presideverb [I]

uk   us   /prɪˈzaɪd/
to be in ​charge of a ​formalmeeting or ceremony: preside at sth The Chairman shall preside at ​meetings of the ​stockholders.
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(Definition of preside from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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