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English definition of “chief”

chief

noun [C]     /tʃiːf/
B2 the person in charge of a group or organization , or the ruler of a tribe : a police chief A new chief of the security forces has just been appointed . [as form of address] UK humorous Can you sign this form for me, chief?People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
(Definition of chief noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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