tsar Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "tsar" - English Dictionary

See all translations

tsarnoun [C]

mainly UK (also tzar, US usually czar) uk   /zɑːr/  us   /zɑːr/

tsar noun [C] (RULER)

(until 1917) the male Russian ruler: Tsar Nicholas I

tsar noun [C] (OFFICIAL)

a person who has been given special powers by the government to deal with a particular matter: The government has appointed a drugs tsar to coordinate the fight against drug abuse.

tsar noun [C] (LEADER)

tsarist
adjective, noun [C] mainly UK (also tzarist, US usually czarist) uk   /ˈzɑː.rɪst/  us   /ˈzɑːr.ɪst/
the tsarist empire Tsarist Russia
(Definition of tsar from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tsar?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tsar” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
hurdle

a frame or fence for jumping over in a race

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More