head of state


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head of state

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Noun1.head of state - the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
chancellor, premier, prime minister - the person who is head of state (in several countries)
premier, Prime Minister, PM - the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
president - the chief executive of a republic
Chief Executive, President of the United States, United States President, President - the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government; "the President likes to jog every morning"
representative - a person who represents others
crowned head, monarch, sovereign - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Translations
valtionpäämies
chef d’Étatchef d'état
元首国家元首
statschefstatsöverhuvud
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I am pleased to appear today to testify in connection with the committee's heating into recent requests that Sheikh Zayed al-Nahyan and two of his adult sons be granted head of state immunity in connection with pending civil litigation.
Plevneliev will be head of state for 5 years, until January 22, 2017.
As part of following up the large-scale projects in the transport sector, the Head of State also took interest in the completion of the extension of the metro line to the Manouba University campus.
Would we like it in this country if our head of state was a monarch from a far-off distant land, I don't think so.
Thiscase sparked the resignation of the former head of state two years ago.
Instead of following what the UK and Westminster civil service tells them, it is right that they reflect on the nature and relationship between Wales and the other country and the reputation of its head of state.
The diversification and connectedness of the gas transportation systems through the building of interconnectors is of key importance to overcome the dependence on a single supplier and the safeguarding of energy security," the Bulgarian head of state is quoted as saying at a joint press conference with Komorowski.
OUAGADOUGOU (TAP) - Yacouba Issac Zida, a lieutenant colonel in Burkina Faso 's presidential guard, said on Saturday in a statement broadcast on the radio and posted on the Internet that he is assuming the "responsibilities of head of this transition and head of state to guarantee the continuity of the state.
RECENT letters from Royal Family detractors have not commented on the fact that if we became a republic, the new Head of State and his/her family would also be funded by the taxpayer.
By contrast we have a head of state who is above and beyond the murky, disreputable world of politics and who is, as a result, widely admired around the world, even by people who live in republics.
The small political parties in Macedonia want the head of state to be elected in Parliament.
The head of state passed a decision to assign AZN 2.