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preside

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpresidepre‧side /prɪˈzaɪd/ verb [intransitive]  IN CHARGE OFto be in charge of a formal event, organization, ceremony etc I shall be pleased to preside at your meetings. Mr Justice Waller, presiding judge for the north east preside over something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
presideIn such ways Augustus changed his image to match the changing political regime over which he presided.It is said that no woman lost a case while Mary Slessor was presiding.Alison presided in a relaxed way, finding things for people to do, drawing them out, drawing them in.Judge Richter is presiding in the Poindexter case.He presided over the beginning of a major build-up of agents, equipment and technology.The President appoints and presides over the Council of Ministers.They preside over the fastest increasing crime rate in our history.
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Verb table
preside
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypreside
he, she, itpresides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypresided
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave presided
he, she, ithas presided
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad presided
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill preside
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have presided
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam presiding
he, she, itis presiding
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you, we, theyare presiding
Past
I, he, she, itwas presiding
you, we, theywere presiding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been presiding
he, she, ithas been presiding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been presiding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be presiding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been presiding
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