chief justice Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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chief justicenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
the most ​importantjudge of a ​lawcourt, ​especially a very ​importantcourt in a ​country
(Definition of chief justice from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chief justicenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʃif ˈdʒʌs·tɪs/
the ​judge in the ​highestposition in a ​particularcourt of ​law: The Chief Justice of the ​UnitedStatespresides over the US ​SupremeCourt.
(Definition of chief justice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chief justice”
in Chinese (Simplified) 首席法官, (尤指)高等法院院长…
in Chinese (Traditional) 首席法官, (尤指)高等法院院長…
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