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chief justice

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
the most important judge of a law court, especially a very important court in a country
Translations of “chief justice”
in Chinese (Traditional) 首席法官, (尤指)高等法院院長…
in Chinese (Simplified) 首席法官, (尤指)高等法院院长…
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