Pronunciation: (châr'mun), [key]
—n., pl. -men,
—v. -maned or -manned, -man•ing or -man•ning.
1. the presiding officer of a meeting, committee, board, etc.
2. the administrative head of a department in a high school, college, or university.
3. someone employed to carry or wheel a person in a chair.
to act as or be chairman of (a meeting, committee, etc.).
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