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chief

  
  ( chiefs    plural  )
1       n-count   The chief of an organization is the person who is in charge of it.  
with supp  
...a commission appointed by the police chief., ...Putin's chief of security.     
2       n-count; n-title   The chief of a tribe is its leader.  
...Sitting Bull, chief of the Sioux tribes of the Great Plains.     
3       adj   Chief is used in the job titles of the most senior worker or workers of a particular kind in an organization.  
ADJ n   (=head)  
...the chief test pilot.     
4       adj   The chief cause, part, or member of something is the most important one.  
ADJ n   (=main, principal)  
Financial stress is well established as a chief reason for divorce..., The job went to one of his chief rivals.     


Chief Constable        ( Chief Constables    plural  ) A Chief Constable is the officer who is in charge of the police force in a particular county or area in Britain.      n-count; n-title  
chief executive officer        ( chief executive officers    plural  ) The chief executive officer of a company is the person who has overall responsibility for the management of that company. The abbreviation CEO is often used.     (BUSINESS)      n-count  
Chief Justice        ( Chief Justices    plural  ) A Chief Justice is the most important judge of a court of law, especially a supreme court.      n-count; n-title  
Chief of Staff        ( Chiefs of Staff    plural  ) The Chiefs of Staff are the highest-ranking officers of each service of the armed forces.      n-count  
commander-in-chief        ( commanders-in-chief    plural  ) A commander-in-chief is an officer in charge of all the forces in a particular area.      n-count; n-title  
He was to be the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.     
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chief

  
1   
      adj   big-time     (informal)   capital, cardinal, central, especial, essential, foremost, grand, highest, key, leading, main, major league     (informal)   most important, outstanding, paramount, predominant, pre-eminent, premier, prevailing, primary, prime, principal, superior, supreme, uppermost, vital  
2   
      n   boss     (informal)   captain, chieftain, commander, director, governor, head, leader, lord, manager, master, principal, ringleader, ruler, superintendent, superior, suzerain, torchbearer  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   least, minor, subordinate, subsidiary  
      n   follower, subject, subordinate  

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