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chair

Pronunciación: /tʃer; tʃeə(r)/

Traducción de chair en español:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (seat) silla (feminine)
    (armchair)
    sillón (masculine), butaca (feminine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) dentist's chair sillón or silla de dentista sit on/in that chair siéntate en esa silla/ese sillón have o take a chair please siéntese or tome asiento por favor
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Cafe tables and chairs face a bench seat below a lowered ceiling that curves for an atmospheric effect.
    • Four navy blue upholstered chairs surrounded a wooden coffee table that had stacks of magazines on top.
    • We ordered a dining table and four chairs and were given a delivery time of two weeks.
    1.2
    (electric chair)
    (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], silla (feminine) eléctrica he got sent to the chair lo mandaron a la silla eléctrica
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • In a room full of students, college professors and department chairs, nervous laughter again followed.
    • By the 1920's the German historical school was on its last legs but still ensconced in the professorial chairs.
    • The Smiths' gift will be used for endowed chairs, professorships and student scholarships.
  • 2 2.1 (at university) cátedra (feminine) 2.2 (in meeting) presidencia (feminine) to be in/take the chair presidir comments must be made through the chair los comentarios deben hacerse a través de la presidencia 2.3 (person) presidente, (masculine, feminine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The princess is the chair of the sister organization in the United Kingdom.
    • Members will choose a new chair during the next meeting, scheduled for November 17th.
    • ‘Mr Clark was the chair of the meeting and made a joke of this,’ Mr Morgan said.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [meeting/committee] presidir 1.2 (carry) (British English/inglés británico) llevar en or (Spain/España) a hombros he was chaired from the stadium by his fans sus fans lo sacaron en or (Spain/España) a hombros del estadio

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