chief of state
- the titular head of a nation, as a president or king.
Origin of chief of state
First recorded in 1945–50
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Examples from the Web for chief of state
On paper, never was the start of a Chief-of-State's career more fraught with promise than that of Francia's.South America
W. H. Koebel