from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The office or term of a chairman.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The office of a chairman or presiding officer, as of a committee or board; the performance of the duties of a chairman.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The office of a chairman of a meeting or organized body.
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- noun The office, or the term of a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the position of chairman
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A top aide to Kaine said he had not heard the Gibbs rumor and pointed out that while Kaine serves at the pleasure of Obama, the chairmanship is a four-year term that expires after the 2012 election.
December 22nd, 2009 1: 26 pm ET several former Republican Party chairmen are quoted in the article criticizing Steele, saying the chairmanship is a full time job in itself.
Also, on the Lieberman thing, it seems to me that losing a chairmanship is a rare thing in Congress in general, but even rarer in the Senate, absent an indictment or something.
Paramount to my chairmanship is the integrity and success of the NRCC.
Why Reid lets him retain his chairmanship is beyond me. dlforlife
Genachowski's entire chairmanship is wrapped up in the (FCC's new) National Broadband Plan and implementing it.
I think the underlying assumption in your example of the chairmanship is that the incumbent is non-anonymous when they return to the community and hence can be punished ( "answer for our choices") by the group.
Bernanke's chairmanship is slated to end next January. '
Taking away the chairmanship is not about vindictiveness or retribution.
Huh? The DNC chairmanship is an elected position, not an appointment.