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English definition of “boss”

boss

noun [C] (MANAGER)    /bɒs/ US  /bɑːs/
A2 the person who is in charge of an organization and who tells others what to do: She was the boss of a large international company . I started up my own business and now I'm my own boss (= I work for myself and no one tells me what to do).informal Who's the boss (= the person who makes all the important decisions ) in your house ?Bosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
(Definition of boss noun (MANAGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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