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English definition of “chief”

chief

adjective [always before noun]     /tʃiːf/
MAIN B2 most important : The wonderful weather was our chief reason for coming here.Being important and having importance
HIGH RANK B2 highest in rank : chief economic adviser to the government Government ministers and civil servants
(Definition of chief adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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