head of state


head of state
noun
the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
Syn: ↑chief of state
Hypernyms: ↑representative
Hyponyms:

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the person who holds the highest position in a national government: a meeting of heads of state.

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head of state noun
The chief representative of a country, not necessarily the head of government
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Main Entry:head

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head of state UK US noun [countable] [singular head of state plural ˌheads of ˈstate]
the leader of a country, for example a king, queen, or president
Thesaurus: ruling and not rulinghyponym

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n. the chief public representative of a country, such as a president or monarch, who may also be the head of government

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ˌhead of ˈstate [head of state heads of state] noun (pl. heads of state)
the official leader of a country who is sometimes also the leader of the government

The Queen was joined by the US President and other heads of state from around the world.

 
Example Bank:

She was sworn in as the country's first civilian head of state in three decades.

Visiting heads of state usually stay in the palace.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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