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Chief of state   /tʃif əv steɪt/   Listen
Chief of state

The chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government.  Synonym: head of state.

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"Chief of state" Quotes from Famous Books

... several subfields. Chief of state includes the name and title of the titular leader of the country who represents the state at official and ceremonial functions but may not be involved with the day-to-day activities of the government. Head of government includes the name and title of the administrative leader who is designated ...
— The 1997 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... the service of Madame Bonaparte for that of the chief of state, and a sojourn at Malmaison for the second campaign of Italy, I think I should pause to recall one or two incidents which belong to the time spent in the service of Madame Bonaparte. She loved to sit up late, ...
— The Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete • Constant

Words linked to "Chief of state" :   pm, President of the United States, crowned head, representative, United States President, premier, head of state, sovereign, president, chancellor, Chief Executive, monarch, prime minister

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