Etymology
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prime minister

"leading minister of a government, the chief of the cabinet or ministry," 1640s, see prime (adj.) and minister (n.). Applied to the First Minister of State of Great Britain since 1694.

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Definitions of prime minister
1
prime minister (n.)
the person who is head of government (in several countries);
Synonyms: chancellor / premier
2
Prime Minister (n.)
the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom;
Synonyms: pm / premier
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