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Meaning of “prime minister” in the English Dictionary

"prime minister" in British English

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prime ministernoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   (UK informal abbreviation PM)
B2 the ​leader of the ​government in some ​countries

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(Definition of prime minister from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prime minister" in American English

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prime ministernoun [C]

 us   /ˈprɑɪm ˈmin·ɪ·stər/
the ​leader of the ​government in some ​countries
(Definition of prime minister from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prime minister”
in Arabic رَئيس الوُزَراء…
in Korean 수상…
in Portuguese Primeiro-Ministro…
in Catalan primer ministre, primera ministra…
in Japanese 首相, 総理大臣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 首相, 总理…
in Turkish başbakan…
in Russian премьер-министр…
in Chinese (Traditional) 首相, 總理…
in Italian primo ministro…
in Polish premier…
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