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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of chair.


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  • McCain chaired Gramm's short-lived presidential campaign in 1996; Gramm is co-chair of McCain's current effort.


  • The one-time event turned into an annual one: Chanin chaired last year's conference on American policy toward AIDS in developing countries, with a keynote by Doctors Without Borders founder Bernard Kouchner, and he is co-chairing this year's conference on human trafficking, which includes a semester-long academic course, an art exhibit and film festival, and travel grants for 75 students from around the country to join hundreds from the Chicago area. - Students' path to excellence crosses oceans, borders

  • His campaign manager routinely lobbied for corporations who had business before the Senate Commerce Committee that McCain chaired.

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  • These already exist; they're called chaired positions.

    Question of the Day

  • Please let the operator know you wish to participate in the West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. conference call chaired by Mr. Hank Ketcham, Chairman, President & CEO.

  • On that day there will be a conference call chaired by Terry Burman at 8.30 a.m.


  • Neither mass meetings nor committee meetings were "chaired" in the usual way of academic meetings.

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  • Mr. Gladstone was "chaired," or drawn by horses through the town, seated on

    The Grand Old Man

  • In Yorkshire, the event was celebrated by the victorious party with mad rejoicings, not the least remarkable being the behaviour of the people of Wakefield who, unable to do honour in person to the successful candidate, seized upon an old woman who lived on Clayton Hill and "chaired" her all round the town with wild enthusiasm.

    The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope — Volume 1

  • I had greatly admired Jack Kennedy; I chaired his presidential campaign in Minnesota in 1960 and was proud that Minnesota delivered its vote for him and helped tip a close national election his way.

    The Good Fight


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