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How to use chairman in a sentence
The Republicans will not likely choose committee chairmen in the House until next week.Republican Hawks Already Have a War Plan for ISIS, Ukraine, and Obama|Eli Lake|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To this end, the chairmen of the two committees are asking (PDF) the IRS for answers.
They marshaled their underlings in San Pedro Sula and set to recruiting a whole new crop of chairmen for their army.The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis|Michael Daly|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the transitional phase, board members Allan Mayer and David Danziger will reign as co-chairmen of the board.His Reputation Precedes Him: Dov Charney’s Blacklist|Justin Jones|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eleven Democratic Committee chairmen have also said they oppose moving forward to a vote at this time.
He was a favourite with the keepers of pot-houses, and had enlisted a strong body of porters and chairmen.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
"But my mistress knew nothing of the footmen and chairmen," returned Bella, observing a smile upon her features.The Adopted Daughter|Elizabeth Sandham
Those having the work in charge were known as chairmen of standing committees.Two Decades|Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier
Fearing the chairmen would be fatigued, she got out about half-way, designing to walk the rest of it.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau
Wonderfully acute secretaries; highly-polished chairmen; directors disdainful of ordinary ways of transacting business.