Translation of "chair" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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chairnoun [ C ]

uk /tʃeər/ us /tʃer/

chair noun [ C ] (FURNITURE)

A1 a seat for one person that has a back, usually four legs, and sometimes two arms

椅子
the chair

informal for the electric chair

(用以处决罪犯的)电椅

Examples

chair noun [ C ] (TITLE)

(the official position of) a person in charge of a meeting, official group or organization

主席(职位),委员长(职位);(大学)系主任
Who will take the chair at the next meeting?
All questions should be addressed to the chair. 所有的问题都应当向主席提出。
She is the chair of the board of governors at a local school.

chairverb [ T ]

uk /tʃeər/ us /tʃer/

to be the person in charge of a meeting, etc.

主持(会议等)
Would you like to chair tomorrow's meeting? 你愿意主持明天的会议吗?

(Translation of “chair” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)