Translation of presidir in English:


to be president of, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (país) to be president of
    (reunión) to chair
    (reunión) to preside at
    (reunión) to preside over
    (reunión) to take the chair at
    (comité) to chair
    (jurado) to preside over
    (tribunal/cortes) to preside over
    presidió la compañía durante diez años he was chairman of the company for ten years British
  • 2

    (reinar en)
    to prevail
    la cordialidad y la armonía presidieron la reunión a spirit of harmony and cordiality prevailed at the meeting
    • la claridad que preside su prosa the clarity which is a prevalent feature of / which prevails in her prose style