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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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Dalal Al Zayed was elected unopposed for the seventh consecutive year as legislative and legal affairs committee chairwoman with Khamis Al Rumaihi as vice-chairman.
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In a statement to Emirates News Agency (WAM), Mushira Abu Ghali, Chairwoman and founder of the council, said the designation of August 28 as Emirati Women's Day reflects the UAE's keen interest in celebrating the significant role being played by women.