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boss

noun [C]  us   /bɔs, bɑs/
the person who is in charge of an organization or a department and who tells others what to do: I’ll ask my boss if I can take the afternoon off.
bossy
adjective  us   /ˈbɔ·si, ˈbɑs·i/
disapproving "Move over," she said in a bossy tone.
Translations of “boss”
in Arabic مُدير…
in Korean 보스, 상사…
in Malaysian ketua besar…
in French patron/-onne…
in Turkish patron, işveren…
in Italian capo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經理, 老闆, 上司…
in Russian начальник…
in Polish szef/owa…
in Vietnamese ông chủ, thủ trưởng…
in Spanish jefe…
in Portuguese chefe…
in Thai เจ้านาย…
in German der Chef…
in Catalan cap…
in Japanese ボス, 上司…
in Indonesian majikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经理, 老板, 上司…
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