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preside
used in Anna Karenina

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to be in charge; or to head; or to be the chairperson — especially of a formal meeting or ceremony
  • "You said rights," said Sergey Ivanovitch, waiting till Pestsov had finished, "meaning the right of sitting on juries, of voting, of presiding at official meetings, the right of entering the civil service, of sitting in parliament...."
    Part Four (43% in)

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