chairwoman chairwoman  /ˈtʃɛr ˌwʊ mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

Usage(s):

  1. Now the SEC, under a fresh chairwoman and a new President, is reopening the debate.
  2. As chairwoman of Areva, a firm she virtually created in 2001, she has become one of the most influential figures in the controversial global nuclear power industry.
  3. Snowe tried to tackle the problem during her stint as chairwoman of the Senate's Small Business Committee, but she got nowhere.

News

  1. Anoka County Board Chairwoman Sivarajah enters race for Bachmann's seat

    The Anoka County Board chairwoman is the second Republican in Sixth District race.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Chairwoman pledges action-packed 24 hours

    Dublin Relay for Life Chairwoman Rachel Silsdorf has spent the past six months making sure there will never be a dull moment at this year's fundraiser.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: This Week Dublin

  3. Daughter of Lake School Board chairwoman to get first head principal job amid jobs shuffle

    Three Lake elementary principals will be at the helm of their own schools for the first time next school year - including the School Board chairwoman's daughter - as part of a series of principal shuffles approved this week.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "I call on Kadima chairwoman Tzipi Livni and Labour Party chairman Ehud Barak and I say to them - let's unite to secure the future of the State of Israel. I ask to meet with you first to discuss with you a broad national unity government for the...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Irish Times

  2. "Senator Obama personally gave me a cheque for Hillary Clinton. His finance chairwoman, Penny Pritzker, gave me a cheque for Hillary Clinton. So there were a lot of cheques being exchanged tonight," McAuliffe said.
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Terry McAuliffe Source: Independent

  3. "It's one thing when we all resolve to work together on the millions of millions of products recalled in the face of danger or injury. It's another thing when the chairwoman designated to take care of those issues responds by saying it is too...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Jan Schakowsky Source: FOXNews

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