prima inter pares
[ pree-mah in-ter pah-res; English prahy-muh in-ter pair-eez, pree-muh ]
/ ˈpri mɑ ˈɪn tɛr ˈpɑ rɛs; English ˈpraɪ mə ˈɪn tər ˈpɛər iz, ˈpri mə /
noun, plural pri·mae in·ter pa·res [pree-mee in-ter pah-res; English prahy-mey in-ter pair-eez, pree‐] /ˈpri mi ˈɪn tər ˈpɑ rɛs; English ˈpraɪ meɪ ˈɪn tər ˈpɛər iz, ˈpri‐/ Latin.
(of a female) first among equals.
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