Meaning of “preside” in the English Dictionary

"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 vice president 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 /prɪˈzaɪd/ us

to be in charge of a formal meeting 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)