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• chief: too many chiefs and not enough Indians разг. слишком много начальников и мало работников

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • Chief — may refer to: Contents 1 Title or rank 2 Aircraft 3 Media 3.1 …   Wikipedia

  • Chief — (ch[=e]n), n. [OE. chief, chef, OF. chief, F. chef, fr. L. caput head, possibly akin to E. head. Cf. {Captain}, {Chapter}] 1. The head or leader of any body of men; a commander, as of an army; a head man, as of a tribe, clan, or family; a person… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chief — Chief, a. 1. Highest in office or rank; principal; head. Chief rulers. John. xii. 42. [1913 Webster] 2. Principal or most eminent in any quality or action; most distinguished; having most influence; taking the lead; most important; as, the chief… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chief — Chief, est le label d une compagnie de disque indépendante Portail de la musique Catégorie : Label de musique indépendant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chief — (engl., spr. tschīf), Chef; Lord C. Justice, Lord Oberrichter, d. h. der Vorsitzende des obersten Gerichtshofes in England …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • chief — chiefless, adj. chiefship, n. /cheef/, n. 1. the head or leader of an organized body of people; the person highest in authority: the chief of police. 2. the head or ruler of a tribe or clan: an Indian chief. 3. (cap.) U.S. Army. a title of some… …   Universalium

  • chief — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. accorded highest rank or office < chief librarian > 2. of greatest importance or influence < the chief reasons > II. adverb Date: 14th century archaic chiefly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chief — Das Wort Chief ([tʃiːf], englisch für „Chef“) bezeichnet im Deutschen in der Schifffahrt einen leitenden Schiffsingenieur in der Ethnologie einen Stammesführer, siehe Häuptling Chief in anderen Sprachen der amerikanische Polizeipräsident …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • chief — Ordinary Or di*na*ry, n.; pl. {Ordinaries} ( r[i^]z). 1. (Law) (a) (Roman Law) An officer who has original jurisdiction in his own right, and not by deputation. (b) (Eng. Law) One who has immediate jurisdiction in matters ecclesiastical; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chief Justice of the United States — Chief Justice of the United States …   Wikipedia

  • Chief executive officer — Chief Executive redirects here. For other uses, see Chief executive (disambiguation). CEO and CEOs redirect here. For the island, see Ceos. For the musical project, see ceo (musician). A chief executive officer (CEO, American English), managing… …   Wikipedia


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