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chairmanship

[chair-muh n-ship]
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noun
  1. the office or rank of chairman.
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Origin of chairmanship

First recorded in 1840–50; chairman + -ship
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  • When does he resign the chairmanship of the national committee?

    The Plum Tree

    David Graham Phillips

  • They elected the seven members of the Presidium, who drew lots for the Chairmanship.

    A Slave is a Slave

    Henry Beam Piper

  • McDuffie resigned his seat and his chairmanship in the House in utter disgust.

    Expansion and Conflict

    William E. Dodd

  • The chairmanship depended upon the complexion of the Council.

    Lord Randolph Churchill

    Winston Spencer Churchill

  • This step, as was but natural, brought about a change in the chairmanship of the League.

    Albert Ballin

    Bernhard Huldermann