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(1) See Endowed professorship
(2) A non-sexist term for chairman, chairwoman or chairperson—i.e., the presiding officer in an organisation; in academics, the ‘chair’ is often a full professor responsible for the department’s academic, clinical, administrative and research activities


1. See Endowed professorship.
2. A non-sexist sobriquet for the chairman, -woman or -person, ie the presiding officer in an organization; in academics, the 'chair' is often a full professor responsible for the academic, clinical, administrative and research activities of the department. Cf Endowed chair, Professor.

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Q. Do you want to end because of a vaccination in a wheel chair? It is already about 12 years ago. I met a mother with her kids. One came always in a wheel chair to the services. His terrible story is still in my mind. It could be shown, that because of a vaccination he got the cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) and then spastic paralysis.

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Despite the increase in demand for wooden chairs, largely in east Beirut and the Metn, there are few expert craftsmen working today because of the decline in demand in the last quarter century.
There was, after all, a sturdy wooden chair at her desk.
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She is believed to have clambered on to a wooden chair and then on to the kitchen table - before toppling out of the open window next to it.
Reclining his weary bones on a wooden chair, His life so rich and diverse he was willing to share.
London, Oct 16 (ANI): A small wooden chair on which French dictator Napoleon Bonaparte is believed to have sat before his army was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo is being auctioned off and is expected to rake in 15,000 pounds.
A WOODEN chair which Napoleon sat on the night before the Battle of Waterloo is up for auction.
They found a man with a wooden chair leg embedded in his right thigh.
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The overall winner would be presented with a beautifully-carved wooden chair during a special ceremony to mark his success.
and straight-backed, walk toward a wooden chair to sit