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English definition of “boss”


noun [C]  /bɔs, bɑs/ us  
the person who is in charge of an organization or a department and who tells others what to do: I’ll ask my boss if I can take the afternoon off.
adjective  /ˈbɔ·si, ˈbɑs·i/ us  
disapproving "Move over," she said in a bossy tone.
(Definition of boss from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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