first among equals Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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first among equals

UK a ​member of a ​group who is ​officially on the same ​level as the other ​members but who in ​fact has ​slightly more ​responsibility or ​power: The ​primeminister is first among ​equals in the ​cabinet.
(Definition of first among equals from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “first among equals”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一把手(同级别中地位最高者)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第一人(同級別中地位最高者)…
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