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chair·man·ship

 (châr′mən-shĭp′)
n.
The office or term of a chairman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chairmanship - the position of chairmanchairmanship - the position of chairman    
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations
رِئاسَه، ترؤُّس
předsednictví
formandsperiodeformandsskab
fundarstjórastaîa, formennska
başkanlık

chairmanship

[ˈtʃɛəmənʃɪp] N (= post) → presidencia f; (= art) → arte m de presidir reuniones

chairmanship

[ˈtʃɛərmənʃɪp] n
(= position) → présidence f
to take on the chairmanship of sth → prendre la présidence de qch
under the chairmanship of sb → sous la présidence de qn
(= period) → présidence f

chairmanship

[ˈtʃɛəmənˌʃɪp] npresidenza

chair

(tʃeə) noun
1. a movable seat for one person, with a back to it. a table and four chairs.
2. the position of a person who is chairman at a meeting etc. Who is in the chair?
3. the office of a university professor. He holds the chair of History at this university.
verb
to be chairman at (a meeting etc). He chaired the meeting last night.
ˈchairlift noun
a set of seats hanging from a cable, used to take skiers etc up a mountain.
ˈchairman, chairperson, chairwoman nouns
a person who takes charge of or directs a meeting.
ˈchairmanship noun

Address a male chairman as Mr Chairman, and a female chairman as Madam Chairman.
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Moi, 76, to quit the chairmanship of the ruling party, KANU (Kenya African National Union), when his presidential term expired at the end of this year.
Connolly (Daily Post Letters, April 16), during her chairmanship at Tranmere Rovers.
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Slade Gorton, chairman of the Republican Committee on Committees, has already indicated that Chafee will get a a subcommittee chairmanship on the Environmental and Public Works Committee.