tsar Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"tsar" in British English

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tsarnoun [C]

mainly UK (also tzar, US usually czar) uk   /zɑːr/  us   /zɑːr/

tsar noun [C] (RULER)

(until 1917) the ​maleRussianruler: Tsar Nicholas I

tsar noun [C] (OFFICIAL)

a ​person who has been given ​specialpowers by the ​government to ​deal with a ​particularmatter: The ​government has ​appointed a ​drugs tsar to ​coordinate the ​fight against ​drugabuse.

tsar noun [C] (LEADER)

a ​powerfulperson in ​business or ​politics: a ​group of ​publishing tsars
adjective, noun [C] mainly UK (also tzarist, US usually czarist) uk   /ˈzɑː.rɪst/  us   /ˈzɑːr.ɪst/
the tsarist ​empire Tsarist Russia
(Definition of tsar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tsar" in American English

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tsarnoun [C]

 us   /zɑr, tsɑr/
(Definition of tsar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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