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synonyms for presiding

  • controlling
  • directing
  • governing
  • managing
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Pai ultimately presided over some of the agency’s most controversial decisions, including its highly contested effort three years ago to roll back net neutrality rules that had required Internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally.
FCC CHAIRMAN AJIT PAI TO LEAVE AGENCY NEXT YEARTONY ROMMNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Rubio is already suiting up for the politics of destruction, already certain that this new team will preside over America’s decline.
MARCO RUBIO IS ALREADY SUITING UP FOR THE POLITICS OF DESTRUCTIONFRED HIATTNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They preside over felony criminal trials and impose sentences.
FOUR OUTSIDE CHALLENGERS SECURE RARE WINS IN MARYLAND JUDICIAL RACESDAN MORSENOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The company blamed the episode on the vice president who had presided over all reimbursement submissions, who was fired.
INVESTORS EXTRACTED $400 MILLION FROM A HOSPITAL CHAIN THAT SOMETIMES COULDN’T PAY FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES OR GAS FOR AMBULANCESBY PETER ELKIND WITH DORIS BURKESEPTEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
Each county elects a presiding officer, known as a county judge, and four commissioners.
THE COVID-19 CHARMER: HOW A SELF-DESCRIBED FELON CONVINCED ELECTED OFFICIALS TO TRY TO HELP HIM PROFIT FROM THE PANDEMICBY VIANNA DAVILA, JEREMY SCHWARTZ AND LEXI CHURCHILLSEPTEMBER 25, 2020PROPUBLICA
Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt, a Conservative rabbi of Congregation Adas Israel in Washington and a friend of Ginsburg’s whose husband once served as the justice’s law clerk, presided alongside Chief Justice John Roberts.
IN DEATH, AS IN LIFE, RUTH BADER GINSBURG BALANCED BEING AMERICAN AND JEWISHLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 25, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
At a table in the little parlour sat the clerk's wife, presiding at a solitary tea-table by the light of a candle.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The larger cubiculum has two tufa seats at the side, and one more elevated for the presiding presbyter.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Ista (Venus) was the goddess of beauty, presiding over the loves of both men and animals, and was worshipped with unchaste rites.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
A divinity presided over bakers, another over ovens,--every vocation and every household transaction had its presiding deities.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
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WORDS RELATED TO PRESIDING

  • authoritative
  • bureaucratic
  • central
  • commanding
  • controlling
  • deciding
  • decisive
  • departmental
  • directing
  • directive
  • directorial
  • executive
  • governing
  • governmental
  • in charge
  • in control
  • jurisdictional
  • legislative
  • managerial
  • official
  • organizational
  • policy-making
  • presiding
  • regulative
  • regulatory
  • ruling
  • supervising
  • supervisory
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