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Presiding officer   /prɪzˈaɪdɪŋ ˈɔfəsər/   Listen
Presiding officer

The leader of a group meeting.

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"Presiding officer" Quotes from Famous Books

... "Rump Parliament" named one hundred and thiry-five persons to constitute a high court of justice to try the King on a charge of treason against the nation; the chief judge or presiding officer was John Bradshaw. Less than half of these judges were present throughout the trial. Of those who signed the death warrant Oliver Cromwell was one. Prince Charles, the King's son, then a refugee in France, made every effort to save his father. ...
— The Leading Facts of English History • D.H. Montgomery

... duly seconded and passed, notwithstanding some mild protests from the opposition, and Mrs. Burke resumed her place as presiding officer of ...
— Hepsey Burke • Frank Noyes Westcott

... opened the first words of the presiding officer were, "Where is Susan B. Anthony?" and the demonstration that followed the question was the most unexpected and overwhelming incident of the gathering. The entire audience rose, men jumped on their chairs, and the cheering continued without a break for ten minutes. ...
— The Story of a Pioneer - With The Collaboration Of Elizabeth Jordan • Anna Howard Shaw

Words linked to "Presiding officer" :   chair, chairman, moderator, chairwoman, president, chairperson, leader, speaker

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