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chief

adjective
 
 
/tʃiːf/
biggest or most important; main: Our chief concern right now is getting all these goods out onto the shelves. Coffee and rice are the country's chief exports.
Translations of “chief”
in Arabic رَئيسي…
in Korean 주된, 최고의…
in Malaysian utama…
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 Vietnamese chủ yếu…
in Spanish principal…
in Portuguese principal…
in Thai สำคัญที่สุด…
in German Haupt-……
in Catalan principal…
in Japanese 主な, 最も重要な…
in Indonesian utama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最重要的, 首要的, 最主要的…
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