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preside
American English: /prəˈzaɪd/
British English: /prɪˈzʌɪd/

Translation of preside in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • Mr Lane presided
    el señor Lane presidió la reunión ( or sesión etc)
    mother always presided at the tea table [formal]
    mamá siempre ocupaba la cabecera de la mesa a la hora del té
    to preside over somethinghe presided over the meeting with tact
    presidió la reunión con tacto
    his Government presided over one of the worst economic crises this century
    su gobierno fue responsable de una de las peores crisis económicas de este siglo
    Example sentences
    • Native Tanzanians preside in all positions in major religions.
    • The case will resume on October 7, exactly a year after the home run, with another judge presiding.
    • A High Court judge presides in all Central Criminal Court cases, and High Court judges already sit in Limerick three times a year, but only for civil cases.

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