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su·pre·mo

 (so͞o-prē′mō′, sə-)
n. pl. su·pre·mos Chiefly British
One who is highest in authority or command, as of an organization.

[Spanish and Italian, supreme, supremo, from Latin suprēmus; see supreme.]

supremo

(sʊˈpriːməʊ; sjʊ-)
n, pl -mos
informal Brit a person in overall authority
[C20]

su•pre•mo

(səˈpri moʊ, sʊ-)

n., pl. -mos. Chiefly Brit. Informal.
a person of supreme or complete power, authority, ability, etc.
[1935–40; < Sp or Italian supremo, both < Latin suprēmus supreme]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supremo - the most important person in an organization
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
big cheese, big deal, big enchilada, big fish, big gun, big shot, big wheel, head honcho - an important influential person; "he thinks he's a big shot"; "she's a big deal in local politics"; "the Qaeda commander is a very big fish"

supremo

noun (Brit. informal) head, leader, boss (informal), director, master, governor, commander, principal, ruler, baas (S. African) an economics supremo
Translations

supremo

[sʊˈpriːməʊ] Njefe m

supremo

[suˈpriːməʊ] ngrand chef m

supremo

n (Brit inf) → Oberboss m (inf)

supremo

[sʊˈpriːməʊ] n (Brit) (fam) → grande capo
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