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preside
used in Brave New World

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Definition
to be in charge; or to head; or to be the chairperson — especially of a formal meeting or ceremony
  • At the lift gates the presiding porter gave him the information he required, and he dropped down to Ward 81 (a Galloping Senility ward, the porter explained) on the seventeenth floor.
    p. 198.3

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