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Noun (futsuumeishi)
committee chairmanAusschussvorsitzender, Vorsitzender eines Komitees

ON: KUN: ゆだ.ねる
committee, entrust to, leave to, devote, discard

ON: イン
employee, member, number, the one in charge

ON: チョウKUN: なが.い, おさ
long, leader

Example sentences
スミス氏が後任の委員長として発表された。Parts: (し), 後任 (こうにん), 委員長 (いいんちょう), として, 発表 (はっぴょう), 為れる (される)M. Smith a été annoncé comme le nouveau président.
Mr Smith was announced as the succeeding chairman.

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