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Noun
/ˈCHe(ə)rmən/,
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chairmen, plural;
  1. A person, esp. a man, designated to preside over a meeting

  2. The permanent or long-term president of a committee, company, or other organization

  3. (since 1949) The leading figure in the Chinese Communist Party

  4. A person, esp. a man, who is the administrative head of a department of instruction at a college or university

  5. A sedan-bearer


  1. chair: act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university; "She chaired the department for many years"
  2. president: the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson"
  3. (chairmanship) the position of chairman
  4. The chairman is the highest office of an organized group such as a board, committee, or deliberative assembly. The person holding the office is typically elected or appointed by the members of the group. ...
  5. The Chairman is a 1969 film, a spy thriller starring Gregory Peck. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson. The screenplay was by Ben Maddow, based on a novel by Jay Richard Kennedy.
  6. The Chairman (Председатель) is a 1964 film, directed by Aleksei Saltykov and starring Mikhail Ulyanov, Nonna Mordyukova and Ivan Lapikov. This film was honored with a Second Prize at All-Union Film Festival in Kiev (1966).
  7. A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting; The head of a corporate or governmental board of directors, a committee, or other formal entity; Someone whose job is to carry people in a portable chair, sedan-chair, or similar conveyance
  8. (chairmen) men who carried a sedan chair.
  9. The presiding officer of a committee or subcommittee. In the Senate, chairmanship is based on seniority of committee tenure, but a Senator may not chair more than one standing committee.
  10. To dream that you see the chairman of any public body, foretells you will seek elevation and be recompensed by receiving a high position of trust. To see one looking out of humor you are threatened with unsatisfactory states. ...
  11. Means the chairman of the board and is used in a gender neutral sense. Some bodies prefer to use 'Chair' or 'Chairperson'.
  12. A generic title that refers to either a man or woman. The presiding officer who conducts a meeting; the CHAIR.
  13. n. Obsolete term now replaced by "Chair".
  14. The senior Non-Executive post in the organisation, leads the organisation's Board in setting the strategic direction. The Chairman makes sure the Board takes proper decisions to achieve the Trust’s aims.
  15. The old term for the lawyer who presides over an employment tribunal hearing – now ‘employment judge.’ See also wing member.
  16. The brother presiding over a meeting or committee, such as the brother who hosts the {Public Meeting} and introduces the {Watchtower Study}. <<The presiding overseer serves as chairman at meetings of the body of elders.>> <<The district overseer is chairman of the circuit assembly program. ...
  17. means the Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission or his or her designee.
  18. n. a person leading a meeting or an organized group
  19. The highest-ranking officer in a corporation's board of directors. Presides over corporate meetings. Sometimes, but not necessarily, has executive authority over a firm.
  20. Matt Lion (Matthew Hood)
  21. Rev. Douglas Robertson
  22. Carol Pagaduan Araullo
  23. The person who chairs the meetings of the board of directors of a company (preferably not the chief executive).