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preside at something

to manage or act as chair at a meeting or a ceremony. The mayor presided at the meeting, assuring that the speeches would be very short. She presided at the ceremony.
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preside over something

to be in control of the order and procedures of a meeting or ceremony. The vice president will have to preside over the next meeting. I will be glad to preside over the discussion.
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preside over

v.
To have or exercise authority over something or someone; be in charge of something or someone: The vice president presided over the committee meeting because the president was absent.
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10) [Begin strikethrough]The chief judge shall ensure that no judge presides over a capital case in which the state is seeking the death penalty or collateral proceedings brought by a death row inmate until that judge has served a minimum of 6 months in a felony criminal division and has successfully completed the "Handling Capital Cases" course offered through the Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies.
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