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tsar

 (zär, tsär)
n.
Variant of czar.. See Usage Note at czar.
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tsar

(zɑː; tsɑː) or

czar

n
1. (Historical Terms) (until 1917) the emperor of Russia
2. a tyrant; autocrat
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal a public official charged with responsibility for dealing with a certain problem or issue: a drugs tsar.
4. informal a person in authority; leader
5. (Historical Terms) (formerly) any of several S Slavonic rulers, such as any of the princes of Serbia in the 14th century
Also (less commonly): tzar
[from Russian tsar, via Gothic kaisar from Latin Caesar]
ˈtsardom, ˈczardom n
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czar

or tsar

(zɑr, tsɑr)

n.
1. an emperor or king.
2. (often cap.) the former emperor of Russia.
3. an autocratic ruler or leader.
4. any person exercising great authority or power: a czar of industry.
[1545–55; < Russian tsar', Old Russian tsĭsarĭ emperor, king (akin to Old Church Slavonic tsěsarĭ) < Gothic kaisar emperor (< Greek or Latin); Greek kaîsar < Latin Caesar Caesar]
czar′dom, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tsar - a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)tsar - a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
Russia - a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
crowned head, monarch, sovereign - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
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tsar

czar
noun
1. ruler, leader, emperor, sovereign, tyrant, despot, overlord, autocrat Princess Anne is related to the Tsar of Russia.
2. (Informal) head, chief, boss, big cheese (informal), baas (S. African), head honcho (informal) He was appointed 'drugs tsar' by Bill Clinton.
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Translations
car
zar
cár
tsar, keisari
caras
cars
cár

tsar

[zɑːʳ] Nzar m
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tsar

tzar, czar [ˈzɑːr] n
(formerly, in Russia)tsar m
(person in charge of dealing with problem) drug tsar → haut(e) responsable mf de la lutte contre la drogue
AIDS tsar → haut(e) responsable mf de la lutte contre le sida
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tsar

nZar m
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tsar

[zɑːʳ] nzar m inv
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tsar,

czar,

tzar

(zaː) noun
(the status of) any of the former emperors of Russia. He was crowned tsar; Tsar Nicholas.
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References in periodicals archive ?
"There are no Castros, Marx or Lenins in the world and there are only Batistas and Tzars. Hence, the people themselves will have to fight for their aspirations and rights," he said.
After making Moldova a Russian province in 1812, tzars boosted wine production by introducing Western-modeled wineries and replacing local grape varieties with French ones.
Daniel Quare was born in 1648 and made clocks until his death in 1724 and was one of the early makers of the best clocks, so much so in fact that the Russian Tzars had examples of his work in their collections: gold watches encrusted with emeralds and scrolls of diamonds.
In Kent, we observe Princess Olga Romanoff who is descended from the Russian Tzars bringing a cup of tea to her gardener before a candidate for the junior gardener's job gets in a political dig of his own.
Tahiri stressed that anti-Russian feelings in Iran were "deeply-rooted" and went back to 1830, the year the Russian Tzars annexed "large parts' of Iranian territories in the Caucasian mountains and Central Asia.
And if we did get ourselves snow ploughs and snow policies and snow Tzars, then we'd have no excuse to bunk off, would we?