Share this entry

Share this page

cochair

Syllabification: co·chair

Definition of cochair in English:

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: /ˌkōˈCHer
 
/
[with object] Back to top  
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.

Definition of cochair in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Top searches

= trending
Word of the day vicarious
Pronunciation: vəˈkerēəs
adjective
experienced in the imagination through another person's feelings…