Translation of "chair" - English-Traditional 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

(用以處決罪犯的)電椅

Examples

  • Don't tip your chair back like that, you'll fall.
  • The coat was thrown over the back of the chair.
  • She slumped into the chair, exhausted.
  • The new chairs were covered in protective plastic wrappings.
  • We need a chair for Ian - could you get one from the other room?

chair noun [ C ] (TITLE)

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

主席(職位),委員長(職位);(大學)系主任
Who will take the chair at the next meeting?
All questions should be addressed to the chair. 所有的問題都應當向主席提出。
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(會議等)
Would you like to chair tomorrow's meeting? 你願意主持明天的會議嗎?

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