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Overview of noun chief

The noun chief has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) head, chief, top dog

(a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation")

2. (1) foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss

(a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman")

3. headman, tribal chief, chieftain, chief

(the head of a tribe or clan)

Overview of adj chief

The adj chief has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (16) chief, main, primary, principal, master

(most important element; "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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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