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presiding officer

noun as in master of ceremonies

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Finally, at the advice of the presiding officer, the attorney broke the question into two parts.

It should be understood that the function of the presiding officer is simply to keep the meeting going in an orderly way.

His peculiar fitness as a presiding officer made him popular in that capacity.

The dean is the presiding officer in chapel: his business is to pull up the absentees—no sinecure, it is said.

The Presiding Officer (Mr. Bright in the chair) called to order.

He is the presiding officer and the spokesman for the council.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to presiding officer, such as: administrator, boss, chief, commander, comptroller, and controller.

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