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czarnoun [C]

uk   /zɑːr/  us   /zɑːr/
mainly US spelling of tsar
(Definition of czar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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czarnoun [C]

 us   /zɑr, tsɑr/
world history (before 1917) the Russian ​ruler infml A czar is also a ​person who has a lot of ​power in a ​particularactivity: The nation’s anti-corruption czar says much of the ​cash has ​disappeared.
(Definition of czar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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