chairperson

  • 1 chairperson — chair‧per‧son [ˈtʆeəˌpɜːsn ǁ ˈtʆerˌpɜːrsn] noun chairpersons PLURALFORM or chairpeople [ ˌpiːpl] [countable] COMMERCE someone who is in charge of a meeting or who directs the work of a committee or o …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 chairperson — n. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; same as {chair[3]} or {chairman[1]}, but used to achieve a sex neutral register. Syn: president, chairman, chairwoman, chair. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 chairperson — index chief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 chairperson — (n.) 1971, from CHAIR (Cf. chair) (n.) + PERSON (Cf. person) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 chairperson — [n] person in charge of proceedings administrator, captain, chair, director, introducer, leader, moderator, monitor, president, presider, principal, prolocutor, speaker, spokesperson, symposiarch; concepts 348,376 …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 chairperson — ► NOUN ▪ a chairman or chairwoman …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 chairperson — [cher′pʉr΄sən] n. CHAIRMAN (n. 1): used to avoid the masculine implication of chairman …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 chairperson — chairman, chairwoman, chairperson, chair The term chairman, which combines connotations of power with grammatical gender bias, has been a keyword in feminist sensitivities about language. Chairwoman dates from the 17c, but (as the OED notes) it… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 chairperson — chairpersonship, n. /chair perr seuhn/, n. 1. a person who presides over a meeting, committee, board, etc. 2. the administrative head of a department in a high school, college, or university. [1970 75; CHAIR(MAN) + PERSON] Usage. CHAIRPERSON has …

    Universalium

  • 10 Chairperson — Der Begriff Chairperson wird verwendet: allgemein als emanzipierte Form des Begriffs Chairman im Zusammenhang mit der Themenzentrierten Interaktion von Ruth Cohn, siehe Chairperson (TZI) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unte …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 chairperson — [[t]tʃe͟ə(r)pɜː(r)s(ə)n[/t]] chairpersons N COUNT The chairperson of a meeting, committee, or organization is the person in charge of it. She s the chairperson of the safety committee …

    English dictionary

  • 12 chairperson — UK [ˈtʃeə(r)ˌpɜː(r)s(ə)n] / US [ˈtʃerˌpɜrsən] noun [countable] Word forms chairperson : singular chairperson plural chairpersons UK [ˈtʃeə(r)ˌpɜː(r)s(ə)nz] / US [ˈtʃerˌpɜrsənz] a) the person who is in charge of a meeting or committee b) the… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 chairperson — noun a chairman or chairwoman, someone who presides over a meeting, board, etc. She was the chairperson of the board and she presided over the meeting. Syn: chair, presiding, officer, presider …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 Chairperson — Chair|per|son [ tʃɛ:ɐ̯pə:sn̩], die; , s [engl. chairperson = Vorsitzende(r)]: Chairman, Chairwoman …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 chairperson — noun Date: 1971 chairman 1 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 chairperson — see chairman1 * * * [ tʃeəˌpɜːs(ə)n] see chairman 1 …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 chairperson — chair|per|son [ˈtʃeəˌpə:sən US ˈtʃerˌpə:r ] n plural chairpersons someone who is in charge of a meeting or directs the work of a committee or organization …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 Chairperson — Chair|per|son [...pə:sən] die; , s: engl. Bez. für Vorsitzende, Vorsitzender …

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  • 19 chairperson — chair|per|son [ tʃer,pɜrsən ] (plural chair|per|sons [ tʃer,pɜrsəns ] ) noun count the person in charge of a meeting or committee a. the person in charge of a large organization or corporation …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 chairperson — n. person who presides over something; person who presides over a meeting; person who presides a committee; chief officer of a company …

    English contemporary dictionary


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