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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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As per the party sources, leaders have prepared detailed arrangements at the ground to prevent inconvenience to the people and to accord warm welcome to their party supremo.
HEARTBROKEN Treherbert RFC lost their last game of the season despite a last ditch training session from Wales supremo Shaun Edwards.
Yo el Supremo es un ejemplo de ficcion historica, pero se parece a la ficcion distopica en un aspecto importante: revela la crueldad de la dictatura al mostrar la diferencia entre las expectativas optimistas y el desengano profundo.
Summary: Exiled Hamas supremo Khaled Meshaal called on Monday for dialogue to resolve the situation in the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon.
SFA supremo Gordon Smith has repeatedly opposed Lord Coe's insistence there will be a team with or without Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
There had been growing pressure on the Englishman to go, with F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone among the many who publicly called for the FIA chief to step down because of the scandal.
BARCLAYS investment banking supremo has insisted there is no black hole in the company's accounts from its exposure to turmoil in credit markets.
Cabinet Minister Ed Balls last night hailed Mr Bridges's decision to resign as the culmination of Mr Cameron's "worst week" since he became Tory supremo in 2005.