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preside at (something)

To exercise authority or control at some meeting, ceremony, or other event. Janet was elected to preside at the board meeting while Tom was absent. They asked me if I wanted to preside at the graduation ceremony, but I declined.
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preside over (someone or something)

To supervise and have authority over someone or something; to control how someone or something operates. The head of the department will preside over the faculty meeting. It just felt like our relationship with Mike fell apart after he got that promotion and began presiding over our team.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

preside over

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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This requirement shall not preclude a judge from presiding in collateral proceedings in a case in which the judge presided over the trial or an earlier collateral proceeding.[End strikethrough]
(E) This rule shall not preclude a judge from presiding in collateral proceedings in a case in which the judge presided over the trial or an earlier collateral proceeding.
Faisal Karim Kundi presided over the proceedings of the House in the absence of Speaker National Assembly Dr Fehmida Mirza, who is performing as Acting President as both President Asif Ali Zardari and Chairman Senate Farooq H.