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    chief - Dictionary definition and meaning for word chief

    Definition
    (noun) a person who is in charge
    Synonyms : head , top dog
    Example Sentence
    • the head of the whole operation
    Definition
    (noun) a person who exercises control over workers
    Synonyms : boss , foreman , gaffer , honcho
    Example Sentence
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
    Definition
    (noun) the head of a tribe or clan
    Synonyms : chieftain , headman , tribal chief
    Definition
    (adj) most important element
    Synonyms : main , master , primary , principal
    Example Sentence
    • the chief aim of living
    • the main doors were of solid glass
    • the principal rivers of America
    • the principal example
    • policemen were primary targets
    • the master bedroom
    • a master switch
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