Chairman

  • 1 Chairman — of the Board redirects here. For other meanings, see Chairman of the Board (disambiguation). For the car produced by SsangYong, see SsangYong Chairman. For the Convenor of Crossbench Peers in the House of Lords, see Crossbencher#Convenor. The… …

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  • 2 chairman — chair‧man [ˈtʆeəmən ǁ ˈtʆer ] noun chairmen PLURALFORM [ mən] [countable] 1. someone, especially a man, who is in charge of a meeting or who directs the work of a committee or organization; = CHAIR: • The chairman then declared the meeting closed …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 chairman — I noun chair, conductor, director, head, headman, key man, leader, master of ceremonies, moderator, monitor, overseer, person in authority, presider, presiding officer, principal, qui conventui praeest, speaker, supervisor, symposiarch associated …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 chairman — ● chairman, chairmen nom masculin (anglais chairman, de chair, chaise, et man, homme) Président du conseil d administration dans les sociétés des pays anglo saxons. Aux États Unis, professeur d université dirigeant un département. ⇒CHAIRMAN,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 chairman — 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

  • 6 chairman — CÉRMEN/ s. m. preşedinte (al unei şedinţe). (< engl. chairman) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 7 chairman — [cher′mən] n. pl. chairmen [cher′mən] 1. a person who presides at a meeting or heads a committee, board, etc. 2. a man whose work is to carry or wheel people in a chair vt. chairmaned or chairmanned, chairmaning or chairmanning to preside over as …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Chairman — Chair man, n.; pl. {Chairmen}. 1. The presiding officer of a committee, or of a public or private meeting, or of any organized body. [1913 Webster] 2. One whose business it is to cary a chair or sedan. [1913 Webster] Breaks watchmen s heads and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 chairman — (n.) 1650s, occupier of a chair of authority, from CHAIR (Cf. chair) (n.) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.). Meaning member of a corporate body chosen to preside at meetings is from c.1730. Chairwoman first attested 1690s; CHAIRPERSON (Cf. chairperson) 1971 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 chairman — /ˈtʃɛrmen, ingl. ˈtʃɛəmən/ [vc. ingl., comp. di chair «sedia, cattedra» e man «uomo»] s. m. inv. presidente, capo (est.), boss (gerg.) …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 11 chairman — (or chairwoman) ► NOUN ▪ a person in charge of a meeting or organization …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 chairman — (also chairperson) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ board, campaign (AmE), club, commission, committee, company, party ▪ She is married to a company chairman …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 chairman — / tʃeəmən/ noun a person who presides over the board meetings of a company ● the chairman of the board or the company chairman ♦ the chairman’s report, the chairman’s statement an annual report from the chairman of a company to the shareholders… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 14 chairman — chair|man W1S3 [ˈtʃeəmən US ˈtʃer ] n plural chairmen [ mən] 1.) someone, especially a man, who is in charge of a meeting or directs the work of a committee or an organization →↑chairwoman chairman of ▪ Potts was appointed chairman of the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 chairman — [[t]tʃe͟ə(r)mən[/t]] ♦♦ chairmen 1) N COUNT: oft with poss The chairman of a committee, organization, or company is the head of it. Glyn Ford is chairman of the Committee which produced the report... I had done business with the company s… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 chairman —    Used to address the person who is in charge of a formal meeting. When that person is a man, ‘Mr Chairman’ is commonly used. Some speakers would continue to use ‘Chairman’, and perhaps even ‘Mr Chairman’, to a woman who was running a meeting.… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 17 chairman — n. 1) a department(al) chairman 2) chairman of the board USAGE NOTE: BE usu. has department head, head of (the) department. * * * [ tʃeəmən] a departmental chairman chairman of the board (USAGE NOTE: BE usu. has department head, head of (the)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 chairman */*/*/ — UK [ˈtʃeə(r)mən] / US [ˈtʃermən] noun [countable] Word forms chairman : singular chairman plural chairmen UK [ˈtʃeə(r)mən] / US [ˈtʃermən] a) the person who is in charge of a meeting or committee. Many people prefer to say chair or chairperson,… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 Chairman — Chair|man 〈[tʃɛ:rmæn] m.; s, men [ mən]〉 Vorsitzender [<engl. chair „Sitz“ + man „Mann“, nach dem großen Stuhl, auf dem der Vorsitzende des engl. Oberhauses sitzt] * * * Chair|man [ t̮ʃɛ:ɐ̯mən , …mɛn ], der; , …men […mən] [engl. chairman, zu:… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 Chairman — An executive elected by a company s board of directors that is responsible for presiding over board or committee meetings. The chairman ensures that the meetings run smoothly and remain orderly, and works at achieving a consensus in board… …

    Investment dictionary


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