Meaning of “preside over sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

preside over sth

phrasal verb with preside uk us /prɪˈzaɪd/ verb [ I ]

to be in charge of a situation, especially a formal meeting or legal trial:

The case was presided over by a senior judge.

(Definition of “preside over sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)