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  • n. The chief public representative of a nation having duties, privileges and responsibilities varying greatly depending on the constitutional rules; a monarch in a monarchy, and often styled president in a republic, but variations such as collegiality exist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government


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