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head of statenoun [C]

uk   us  
the ​officialleader of a ​country, often someone who has few or no ​realpoliticalpowers
(Definition of head of state from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “head of state”
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家元首(常指没有实权的领袖)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家元首(常指沒有實權的領袖)…
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