Share this entry
British English: /tʃɛː/
American English: /tʃɛr/

Translation of chair in French:


  • 2 (chairperson) to take ou be in the chair Chair! Chair!
    Messieurs s'il vous plaît!
    to address one's remarks to ou through the chair
    adresser ses remarques au président
  • 3 (University) (professorship)
    chaire (f) (of, in de)
    to hold the chair of…
    être titulaire de la chaire de…
  • 4 (American English)
    also: electric chair
    to go to the chair
    passer sur la chaise électrique

transitive verb

  • 2 (British English)
    porter [quelqu'un] en triomphe (hero)
Definition of chair in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources