Translation of preside in Spanish:

preside

Pronunciation: /prɪˈzaɪd/

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  • presidir 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 této preside over sth he 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
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    • 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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