head of state

Definitions of head of state

n the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government

chief of state
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chancellor, premier, prime minister
the person who is head of state (in several countries)
PM, Prime Minister, premier
the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
the chief executive of a republic
Chief Executive, President, President of the United States, United States President
the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
crowned head, monarch, sovereign
a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
a former president
a member of the Capetian dynasty
Carlovingian, Carolingian
a member of the Carolingian dynasty
czar, tsar, tzar
a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
the male ruler of an empire
Rex, king, male monarch
a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
a member of the Merovingian dynasty
Shah, Shah of Iran
title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
the prime minister of the Irish Republic
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a person who represents others

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