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czar

czar

 
pronunciation:
zar
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a king or ruler, esp. the emperor of historic Russia.
definition 2: a tyrannical ruler.
definition 3: any person holding a position of great public power in some area.
The President's Cabinet includes his appointed energy czar.
similar words:
mogul
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derivation: czardom (n.)
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  monarchy