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chief

noun [C]
 
 
/tʃiːf/
a person who is in charge of a group or organization: a police/fire chief the chief of police
Translations of “chief”
in Korean 조직의 장…
in Arabic رَئيس…
in Portuguese chefe…
in Catalan cap…
in Japanese (グループや組織の)長…
in Italian capo, capogruppo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 領導人, 首領, 頭目…
in Russian вождь, начальник, глава…
in Turkish şef, başkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 领导人, 首领, 头目…
in Polish wódz, szef/owa, dowódca…
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