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English definition of “mayor”

mayor

noun [C]     /meər/ US  /mer/
B2 a person who is elected or chosen to be the leader of the group who governs a town or cityLocal government and politics mayoral     /ˈmeə.rəl/ US  /ˈmeɪ.ɔːr.əl/ adjective mayoral dutiesLocal government and politics
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