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/ tFeE(r); tFZr/ n 1 [C] moveable seat with a back and sometimes with arms, for one person to sit on : a table and chairs * Have/Take a chair, ie Sit down. []. =>illus at App 1 1, page xvi. 2 the chair [sing] (position of the) person in charge of a meeting : She takes the chair in all our meetings. . * Who is in the chair today? ? * All remarks should be addressed to the chair. . 3 [C] position of a university professor; professorship : He holds the chair of philosophy at Oxford. . 4 the chair [sing] (US infml ) = the electric chair (electric).
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:08
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chair
v 1 [Tn] act as chairman of (sth) : chair a meeting . 2 [Tn, Tn.pr] (Brit) carry (sb who has won sth) in a sitting position on the shoulders of a group : The winning team chaired their captain off the field. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:08
chair
NOTE ON USAGE : The affix -man is used in a lot of words (eg chairman) to indicate positions and occupations which today are filled by both women and men. *-manchairman, . To avoid sexual bias and unnecessary repetition (chairman or chairwoman) -person can be used chairman or chairwoman, -person: chairperson, spokesperson, business person, etc . Chair is increasingly used to mean chairman or chairwoman *chair, : She was the chair of the planning committee. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:08
office chair
bar chair
Airport chair
student desk and chair
dinning desk and chair
Cer posted at 2013-12-4 11:54:40
office chair
bar chair
Airport chair
student desk and chair
dinning desk and chair
Cer posted at 2013-12-4 11:54:40
chair
NOTE ON USAGE : The affix -man is used in a lot of words (eg chairman) to indicate positions and occupations which today are filled by both women and men. *-manchairman, . To avoid sexual bias and unnecessary repetition (chairman or chairwoman) -person can be used chairman or chairwoman, -person: chairperson, spokesperson, business person, etc . Chair is increasingly used to mean chairman or chairwoman *chair, : She was the chair of the planning committee. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:08
chair
v 1 [Tn] act as chairman of (sth) : chair a meeting . 2 [Tn, Tn.pr] (Brit) carry (sb who has won sth) in a sitting position on the shoulders of a group : The winning team chaired their captain off the field. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:08

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