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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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We built upon the work of previous Chairmanships of the Forum for Security Co-operation to ensure the continuity of efforts and to push for much-needed progress in some of the Forums files, he said.
In today's meeting, it has been agreed that ITAK would be given the chairmanships of Karaveddy and Nallur Pradesha sabhas for the the first two years and TELO will succeed in the final next two years.
After deliberations, Lacson said the majority decided to retain some committee chairmanships to the LP senators and its allies.
Yet Texans have achieved a modern high in power on Capitol Hill, landing no fewer than seven House committee chairmanships, ranging from national security to financial policy to agricultural issues.
There were party meetings to decide which members they would propose, there were meetings between the leaders of parties participating in the government to agree the distribution of the chairmanships and of course meetings of the leaders with the president who will have the final say.
His spokesman said chairmanships of committees are decided by the membership of the committee and not by the secretary general.
Representatives from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia met with the Troika of the current, preceding and future Chairmanships, including the 2011 Chairmanship of Lithuania, the current Irish Chair, the 2013 Chairmanship of Ukraine and the 2014 Chairmanship of Switzerland.
Chairmanships of committees are granted to coalition partners on the basis of their proportionate strength in the House; however, as per formula decided among the political parties at the time of coalition government took charge of the affairs of the state each coalition partner was awarded with an extra chairmanship of standing committee than the due share.
The FSC chairmanships rotate three times a year and so after Kyrgyzstan and Latvia, in September-December 2012, the Republic of Macedonia is going to bear its part of the responsibility for strengthening the focus of the Organization on political and military security and mutual confidence of member states.
The three successive Chairmanships each year jointly develop the Tentative Annual Working Programme of the FSC.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi Parliament has voted in its Tuesday session to decrease the salaries of the Three Chairmanships, including the salary of the President and the Ministers, but excluded the salaries of the Parliament members from its decision, legislature of the State of Law Coalition, Ali al-Shilah said.
Solomon Passy, the President of the Bulgarian Atlantic Club pointed out that through its current chairmanships of both the G-20 and G-8 France is literally "leading the world", and that it is one of the major leaders in the EU.