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noun chair pronunciation in British English /tʃeə(r)/
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singularchair
pluralchairs
  1. 1
    [countable] a piece of furniture for one person to sit on, with a back, legs, and sometimes two arms
    I had to sit on a hard wooden chair all day.
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  2. 2
    [countable] the person who is in charge of a meeting, committee, or company
    All questions must be addressed to the chair.
    chair of: He is the former chair of the Atomic Energy Commission.
  3. 3
    the position or job of being a professor in a university
    He held the Chair of Botany at Cambridge for 30 years.
  4. 4

    the chair

    mainly American informal the electric chair

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