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Definition of the noun chairman

What does chairman mean as a name of something?

Chairman is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: chairmen

  1. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

Alternative definition of the noun chairman

noun

  1. A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.
  2. The head of a corporate or governmental board of directors, a committee, or other formal entity.
  3. [historical] Someone whose job is to carry people in a portable chair, sedan-chair, or similar conveyance.

Specialised definition of the noun chairman

Glossary of sports

official representative of clubs and federations. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Glossary of sports / wrestling

one of the three officials in charge of a bout. The referee adjudicates from the mat while the judge and chairman are positioned beyond the mat

Definition of the verb chairman

What does chairman mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: chairmaned / chairmanned (less preferred form) | chairmaning / chairmanning (less preferred form) | chairmans

  1. act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonym of chairman: chair
    • more generic words: head / lead = be in charge of

Person

Who is Chairman?

Chairman a.k.a. Jose Rivera is a member of the New York State Assembly, representing the Fordham-Bedford, Kingsbridge Heights, Bedford Park, and Belmont sections of the Bronx. A prominent New York Democrat, Mr. Rivera was elected to the Assembly in 2000, and was the head of the Democratic Party in the Bronx until he was ousted in 2008 by the so-called Rainbow Rebels. This is Mr. Rivera's second stint in the State Assembly; having previously served in the State Assembly from 1983 to 1987 until becoming a member of the New York City Council where he served from 1987 to 2000. Prior to his election to the Assembly in 1982, Mr. Rivera gained prominence as a labor advocate and organizer of construction workers and "gypsy" taxicab drivers.

Group

Chairman a.k.a. 董事長樂團 is a musical group.

Characters

  1. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2013 film Walesa: Man of Hope.
  2. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1994 film Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie.
  3. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2008 film Finn On The Fly.
  4. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2008 film Forever the Moment.
  5. Chairman is a fictional film character.
  6. Chairman: Chairman is a fictional character from the 1996 film Breaking the Waves.
  7. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1969 film Run a Crooked Mile.
  8. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1974 film It's Spring, Sergeant.
  9. Chairman is a fictional character from A Mind of Her Own.
  10. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1984 film Baazi.
  11. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2009 film First Squad.
  12. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1960 romance comedy film Madalena.
  13. Chairman is a fictional character from the film "Dreamer".
  14. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2001 film CQ.
  15. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2005 film Memoirs of a Geisha.
  16. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1997 film Assault on Dome 4.
  17. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1945 film Circumstantial Evidence.
  18. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1962 film The Three Stooges in Orbit.
  19. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1996 film Fly Away Home.
  20. Chairman is a fictional character from 2012 film To The Woods.
  21. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2010 film Blood Done Sign My Name.
  22. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1943 film Variety Jubilee.
  23. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1970 film The Strawberry Statement.
  24. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2012 film Public Hearing.
  25. Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff is a fictional character from the 1996 film Broken Arrow.
  26. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1937 film The Song of the Road.
  27. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1983 film Monty Python's The Meaning of Life.
  28. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1956 comedy-drama film The Green Man.
  29. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1948 film Death in the Hand.
  30. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1968 film Oliver!.
  31. Chairman is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Last Announcement.
  32. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1994 film Sakthivel.
  33. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1997 film Bean.
  34. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1939 film Young Man's Fancy.
  35. Chairman is a fictional character from the 1965 film The Great Race.
  36. Chairman a.k.a. Kang No-sik is a fictional character from the 2008 film The Devil's Game.

There are other characters with in their name, like Vice Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Party Chairman.

Film

"Chairman" a.k.a. "Male Sorority Director" is a film directed by Zhang Huizhong.

Music

"Chairman" is a 2013 single album by Seyi Shay.

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Miscellanea

  1. Chairman: In South Korea, it means a chair of a board of directors of a corporation; it is a representative of a corporation or the position itself. In major South Korean companies, it refers to an executive who is held accountable for affiliates under a group of a corporation. It is ranked higher than a president of a corporation. Its initial meaning is a chair who oversits meetings' affairs.
    • also known as Chairwoman, Chairman of the board, Chairperson, Chair
  2. Chairman a.k.a. President: A president is the leader of a country or a division or part of a country, typically a republic, a democracy, or a dictatorship. The title "president" is sometimes used by extension for leaders of other groups.
  3. Chairman is a board member title, leadership role, project role.
  4. Chairman is a job title, government office category.
  5. Chairman is a leadership role.

Phrases with Chairman

  1. chairman of the board
  2. vice chairman

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chairman

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Google previewThe Last of the Celts (2006)

by Marcus Tanner

CHAPTER TWO Connemara 'A vague reverence for the Gaelic' The instructor of the nations, the preacher of the gospel of nature-worship, hero-worship, God- worship — such Mr Chairman is the destiny of the Gael. (Patrick Pearse, The ...

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1911)

Agriculture and Forestry— Bumbam (Chairman), Warren, Perkins, Guggenheim, Page, Crawford, Bradley, Lorlmer, Gronna, Bunkhead, Gore, Chamberlain, Smith, Percy, Lea. Appropriations— Warren (Chairman), Perkins, Gallluger, Curtis.

Google previewHarper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1912)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

Yoakum (Chairman Executive Committee, Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R. R. Co.), New York City; Clarence H. Mackay (President Postal TelegraphCable Co.), New York City; Marvin Hughitt (President Chicago ...

Google previewDictionary of the United States Congress, and the General Government (1869)

Comp. as a Book of Reference for the American People

Public Buildings, chairman Interior Department, Claims ; — Kldridge, C. A., old committees. Farnsworth, J. F., chairman Post Office and Post Roads; — Ferriss, O., chairman Mines and Mining ; — Ferry, Thomas AV., Post Office and ...

Google previewThe European Union Encyclopedia and Directory 1999 (1999)

Joint Parliamentary Committeet Chairman: Soren Wibe (PSE). Vice-Chairmen: Johanna L. A. Boogerd-Quaak (ELDR), Marjo Tuulevi Matikainen-Kallstrom (PPE). DM11 Delegation to ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instruction ...

Google previewThe Presidential-Congressional Political Dictionary (2007)

by Jeffrey M. Elliot, Sheikh R. Ali

National Chairman The head of the national committee of a political party. The national chairman is generally the choice of the presidential candidate with nominal approval of the national committee. As the official director of the political ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Somalia (2003)

by Mohamed Haji Mukhtar

The agreement was signed by Mohamed Ramadan Arbow, chairman Somali African Muki Organization; Mohamed Farah Abdullahi, chairman, Somali Democratic Alliance; Dr. Abdi Musa Mayow, chairman, and Col. Mohamed Nur Alio ...

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Usage statistics about chairman

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun chairman:

conversational speech1.95%task-oriented speech98.05%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun chairman:

chairwomanchairpersonchairchairmanpresident

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I know as a manager you have to abide by the chairman's decisions. But his decisions were this team, that team, this player, that player. The chairman is a control freak. (Paul Gascoigne)
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Scrabble value of C3H4A1I1R1M3A1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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