Definition of first minister in English:

first minister

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  • The leader of the ruling political party in some regions or countries.
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    • Both announcements were made in the constituency of Northern Ireland's first minister, Peter Robinson.
    • High praise indeed from Rhodri Morgan, Welsh first minister.
    • Gordon Brown, the most powerful Chancellor in British history, had been snubbed by Scotland's first minister.

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