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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 governmentGovernment ministers and civil servants
Translations of “chief”
in Korean 주된, 최고의…
in Arabic رَئيسي…
in French principal…
in Turkish başlıca, en önemli, şef…
in Italian maggiore, primo, più elevato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最重要的, 首要的, 最主要的…
in Russian основной, важнейший, старший…
in Polish główny…
in Spanish principal…
in Portuguese principal…
in German Haupt-……
in Catalan principal…
in Japanese 主な, 最も重要な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最重要的, 首要的, 最主要的…
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