chairmanship

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Etymology[edit]

chairman +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

chairmanship (plural chairmanships)

  1. The office, or the term of a chairman.
    • 1999 John Gunn - Contested Skies: Trans-Australian Airlines
      Nixon proposed the establishment of an Aviation Industry Consultative Council under the chairmanship of the permanent head of his department []
    • 1891 Hansard's Parliamentary Debates
      Afterwards, Sir Eardly Wilmot had been appointed, from whom, on account of his long chairmanship of quarter-sessions, much had reasonably been expected.

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