Translation of chief in Spanish:
- 1.1 (head) jefe, (masculine, feminine), líder (masculine and feminine) chief of police jefe de policía the great white chief el gran jefe or (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] el mero mero too many chiefs and not enough Indians muchos jefes y pocos trabajadoresExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (boss) [colloquial/familiar] jefe, (masculine, feminine) 1.3 (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], (as form of address/como título de cortesía) jefe, , patrón,
- And very few of them are presided over by local aristocrats or clan chiefs.
- And even in Gaelic tales, the island earned fame for being the penal colony where clan chiefs put their enemies in exile.
- Some clan chiefs hedged their bets and sent sons off to fight on opposing sides.
- Mickey's evidence comes from a bureau chief of one of the news organizations.
- The discussions between the unions and council chiefs are deadlocked because the employers say they cannot afford to increase their offer.
- Police chiefs say the federal government must first secure the country's borders.
- Ah, it's just the main troops, Timmy, nothing to worry about, chief!
- Maybe at one time, chief, but the carpet cops have taken over.
- There's a button on the left of your keyboard somewhere with the words ‘Caps Lock’ printed on it, chief.
adjective/adjetivo(before noun, no comparative/delante del nombre, sin comparativo)
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