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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From _chair_ +‎ _-man_

From chair +‎ -man

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʃɛːmən/

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʃɛːmən/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

CHAIRMAN (_plural_ CHAIRMEN) * A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting. * The head of a corporate or governmental board of directors, a committee, or other formal entity. * (historical) Someone whose job is to carry people in a portable chair, sedan chair, or similar conveyance. * 1749, Henry Fielding, _Tom Jones_, Folio Society 1973, p. 618: Mr Western entered; but not before a small wrangling bout had passed between him and his CHAIRMEN; for the fellows, who had taken up their burden at the Hercules Pillars, had conceived no hopes of having any future good customer in the squire [...] * 1836, Charles Dickens, _The Pickwick Papers_‎ Mr. Winkle, catching sight of a lady's face at the window of the sedan, turned hastily round, plied the knocker with all his might and main, and called frantically upon the CHAIRMAN to take the chair away again. USAGE NOTES Historically meant a man, now also used for women. ANTONYMS * chairwoman HYPERNYMS * chair, chairperson * presiding officer, presider TRANSLATIONS

chairman (plural chairmen)

  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.

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Historically meant a man, now also used for women.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* Charmian


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