Definition of chairperson in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛːpəːs(ə)n/

noun (plural chairpersons)

A chairman or chairwoman (used as a neutral alternative).
Example sentences
  • Lord mayors and council chairpersons from all over Ireland met in the Seven Oaks Hotel recently for a training forum organised by the General Council of County Councils.
  • Up to now local public representatives, excluding council chairpersons and mayors, have only received expenses for their work.
  • Held in Athlone, the special training course was attended by newly elected mayors and council chairpersons from every county.

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