preside

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See also: préside and présidé

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French presider, from Latin praesidere (to preside), from pre- (before) + sedere (to sit).

Verb[edit]

preside (third-person singular simple present presides, present participle presiding, simple past and past participle presided)

  1. (intransitive) To act as president or chairperson.
  2. (intransitive) To exercise authority or control, oversit.
  3. (intransitive, music) To be a featured solo performer.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

preside m, f (plural presidi)

  1. (education) headmaster m, headmistress f, headteacher, schoolmaster
  2. (education) dean, principal

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

preside

  1. third-person singular present indicative of presidir
  2. second-person singular imperative of presidir

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

preside

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of presidir.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of presidir.