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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English, from Old French _chief_ (“leader”), from Late Latin _capum_ (“head”) (from which also _captain_, _chieftain_), from Latin _caput_ (“head”) (English _cap_ (“head covering”)), from Proto-Indo-European _*kauput-_ (English _head_).

From Middle English, from Old French chief (leader), from Late Latin capum (head) (from which also captain, chieftain), from Latin caput (head) (English cap (head covering)), from Proto-Indo-European *kauput- (English head).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /tʃiːf/ * Rhymes: -iːf

  • IPA(key): /tʃiːf/
  • Rhymes: -iːf

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

CHIEF (_plural_ CHIEFS) * ​A leader or head of a group of people, organisation, etc. [from 13th c.] * 1994, Nelson Mandela, _Long Walk to Freedom_, Abacus 2010, p. 4: My father, Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa, was a CHIEF by both blood and custom. * (heraldry) The top part of a shield or escutcheon. [from 15th c.] * 1889, Charles Norton Elvin, _A Dictionary of Heraldry_: When the CHIEF is Charged with any figure, in blazon it is said to be "_On a CHIEF_". * ​A head officer in a department, organization etc.; a boss. [from 17th c.] _All firefighters report to the fire CHIEF._ * An informal address to an equal. _Hey, chief._ SYNONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:boss DERIVED TERMS Look at pages starting with chief. RELATED TERMS * captain * chef * chieftain TRANSLATIONS

chief (plural chiefs)

  1. ​A leader or head of a group of people, organisation, etc. [from 13th c.]
  2. (heraldry) The top part of a shield or escutcheon. [from 15th c.]
  3. ​A head officer in a department, organization etc.; a boss. [from 17th c.]
    All firefighters report to the fire chief.
  4. An informal address to an equal.
    Hey, chief.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

CHIEF (_not comparable_) * Primary; principal. _Negligence was the CHIEF cause of the disaster._ TRANSLATIONS

chief (not comparable)

  1. Primary; principal.
    Negligence was the chief cause of the disaster.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* chef

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* fiche

Que a categoria em OLD FRENCH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Old French - Alternative Forms

* chef * cief

Que a categoria em OLD FRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old French - Etymology

From Latin _caput_.

From Latin caput.

Que a categoria em OLD FRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Old French - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /tʃief/

  • IPA(key): /tʃief/

Que a categoria em OLD FRENCH - NOUN
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Old French - Noun

CHIEF

chief


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