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From Old French presider, from Latin praesid?re ("preside"), from pre- ("before") + sedere ("to sit").
preside (third-person singular simple present presides, present participle presiding, simple past and past participle presided)
- (intransitive) To act as president or chairperson.
- (intransitive) To exercise authority or control, oversit.
- (intransitive, music) To be a featured solo performer.
to act as a president or chairperson
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.
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preside m or f (plural presidi)
- (education) headmaster m, headmistress f, headteacher, schoolmaster
- (education) dean, principal
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of presidir
- second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of presidir
- (key): /p?e'side/, [p?e'siðe]
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of presidir.
- Informal second-person singular (tú) affirmative imperative form of presidir.