Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 23:50

preside

See also: préside and présidé

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French presider, from Latin praesidere (to preside), from pre- (before) + sedere (to sit).

VerbEdit

preside (third-person singular simple present presides, present participle presiding, simple past and past participle presided)

  1. (intransitive) To act as president or chairperson.
  2. (intransitive) To exercise authority or control, oversit.
  3. (intransitive, music) To be a featured solo performer.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

preside m, f (plural presidi)

  1. (education) headmaster m, headmistress f, headteacher, schoolmaster
  2. (education) dean, principal

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VerbEdit

preside

  1. third-person singular present indicative of presidir
  2. second-person singular imperative of presidir

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

preside

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of presidir.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of presidir.