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  • n. Plural form of chairman.


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  • The laid-back Horowitz had left the label chairmen to their jobs and never inserted himself into the one-on-one relationships they had with Ross.

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  • They now have chairpersons, because the term chairmen is held to be discriminatory against women.

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  • But one of those chairmen is Lieberman, so even that advantage is uncertain.

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  • The BBC's report of its survey among Tory Party chairmen is a classic of BBC Bias.

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  • One-term chairmen before Ahrens were, in order first to last, Hollis Lathem, Emily Lemcke and Mike Byrd. - News

  • Also, in those days, there were "chairmen" -- affable gentlemen, who would drink anything at anybody's expense, and drink any quantity of it, and never seem to get any fuller.

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  • NEW HAVEN — Ted Kennedy Jr. will be the guest speaker at Read to Grow’s annual luncheon fundraiser at noon Nov. 13 at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, 155 Temple St. The event, for which Jonathan and Josephine Bush are honorary co-chairmen, is …

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  • Couching it as the domestic parallel to the job held by Ramon Lopez, the chairman of WEA International, Morgado essentially made Morris the boss over the other label chairmen–an arrangement he had to know Krasnow and Ostin wouldn’t accept.

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  • I began to call the chairmen of both American and French companies, many of them friends.


  • For the Democratic Party, he's gotten a lot more people registered and voting than the previous couple of chairmen, which is great, and they may very well become the core for organizing the next couple fo campaigns.

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