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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 /
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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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