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- v. Present participle of preside.
- adj. Having authority over; vested with the authority to preside over.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from preside.
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Ron Ramsey of Blountville is assured of another term presiding over the Senate.
Can you just imagine McCain presiding over last nights press conference?
"Because I am the most experienced sitting judge, and my extensive litigation experience is important in presiding and ultimately issuing rulings in contested cases."
Never mind that the legislature is run by Democrats, we have a liberal with a big R in front of his name presiding over bankruptcy and guess which party gets ALL the blame?
Rehnquist concluded that "Hughes's superiority to Stone in presiding over the conference has a definite connection to their different amount of exposure to active political life."
His performance in presiding over the impeachment trial of President Clinton was masterly because he refused to pontificate, confining his interventions to rulings on procedural motions, which he handed down with confidence and skill.
His great patience in presiding on the Bench was also to be noted.
I do not shine in presiding over a business meeting and some others can do much better than I.
Thou art to come to me, but Tychicus I have sent to Ephesus to supply thy place (if thou so willest it) in presiding over the Church there in thy absence (compare Tit 3: 12).
From the first apprehension of the culprits to their conviction the law officers of the Crown have given every facility to the accused for conducting their defence; and in presiding over their trials the Judges have borne themselves dispassionately.
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