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Detailed Translations for chair from English to French


chair [the ~] noun

  1. the chair (stool; arm chair; reclining chair; easy chair)
    le fauteuil; la chaise; le siège
  2. the chair
    la chaire
  3. the chair (seat; bench; front bench; work-bench)
    le siège; la place assise
  4. the chair (president; chairman; chairperson; chairwoman)
    – the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization 1
    le président

Translation Matrix for chair:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
chaire chair lectern; pulpit
chaise arm chair; chair; easy chair; reclining chair; stool bowel motion; bowel movement; defecation; excrement; faeces; feces
fauteuil arm chair; chair; easy chair; reclining chair; stool arm chair; armchair; easy chair; long chair
place assise bench; chair; front bench; seat; work-bench
président chair; chairman; chairperson; chairwoman; president captain; centurion; chairman; chief; commander; commanding officer; headman; leader; manager; president
siège arm chair; bench; chair; easy chair; front bench; reclining chair; seat; stool; work-bench arm chair; siege
- death chair; electric chair; hot seat; professorship
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- chairman; lead; moderate

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Related Definitions for "chair":

  1. the position of professor1
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics1
  2. a seat for one person, with a support for the back1
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down1
  3. a particular seat in an orchestra1
    • he is second chair violin1
  4. an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person1
    • the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair1
  5. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization1
  6. preside over1
  7. act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university1
    • She chaired the department for many years1

Wiktionary Translations for chair:

  1. to act as chairperson
  1. furniture
  1. Poste pour le professeur (5)
  2. Siège avec dossier, sans accoudoir

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