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chief

chief

 
pronunciation:
chif
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: the most powerful or important person in a group; leader.
The chief of the tribe was strong and wise.
synonyms:
head, leader
similar words:
boss, captain, chieftain, dozen, master, principal, top
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having the highest position.
My aunt is the chief operating officer of a big company.
synonyms:
first, head, main, paramount, premier, supreme
similar words:
foremost, master, primary, ruling, superior, top
definition 2: most important; main.
Potatoes are the chief crop of Idaho.
synonyms:
cardinal, main, primary, principal, supreme
similar words:
central, essential, first, foremost, indispensable, key, lead, paramount, premier, prime, uppermost
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