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English definition of “chair”

chair

noun [C] (TITLE)    /tʃeər/ US  /tʃer/
(the official position of) a person in charge of a meeting, official group or organization: Who will take the chair at the next meeting? All questions should be addressed to the chair. She is the chair of the board of governors at a local school.University and college education (the position of) the person in charge of a college or university department: He was appointed to the Chair of Physics at Cambridge in the early 20th century.
(Definition of chair noun (TITLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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