Translation of "chair" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

chair

noun [ C ] uk /tʃeər/ us /tʃer/
FURNITURE 家具

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

椅子 → See also armchair noun , deckchair , pushchair , wheelchair
the chair

informal for the electric chair

(用以处决罪犯的)电椅
TITLE 头衔

(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.

(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.
verb [ 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)