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pre·side

preside

 
 
pronunciation:
prih zaId
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: presides, presiding, presided
definition: to act as the one in charge.
Ms. Hawkes presides over all the staff meetings.
similar words:
direct, govern, manage
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