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English definition of “head”

head

noun (LEADER)    /hed/
B1 [C] someone in charge of or leading an organization, group, etc.: the head of the History department the head chefPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people A2 [C] mainly UK a headteacherTeachers head boy/girl mainly UK a boy or girl who is the leader of the other prefects and often represents his or her school on formal occasionsStudents and pupils
(Definition of head noun (LEADER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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