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Meaning of “chair” - Learner’s Dictionary

chair

noun [C]     /tʃeər/
FURNITURE
A1 a seat for one person, with a back, usually four legs, and sometimes two arms Chairs and seats
MEETING
someone who controls a meeting or organization: [usually singular] All questions should be addressed to the chair.Position and status in groups and organizations
UNIVERSITY
a very important position in a university department, or the person who has this position →  See also the electric chair University and college education
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