Definition of cochair in English:

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cochair

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈkōCHer/
A person who is in charge of a meeting or organization jointly with another or others.
Example sentences
  • We also haven't yet been able to get any comment from any of the group's co-chairs.
  • The continuing agenda of the summit has been left in the hands of the four co-chairs appointed by the mayor.
  • The council of ministers consists of two co-chairs, one deputy, and three ministers.

verb

Pronunciation: /ˈkōCHer/
[with object]
Chair (a meeting) jointly with others.
Example sentences
  • A representative of student government who co-chaired the meeting described the positive aspects of organising it as the chance to ‘incorporate a variety of views’.
  • Just last month, he co-chaired a meeting on the topic at the Kennedy Space Center.
  • Just yesterday I co-chaired the inaugural meeting of the food and beverage taskforce, which covers the most significant sector in our economy.

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Syllabification: co·chair

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