Definition of head of state in English:

head of state

Syllabification: head of state

noun

  • The chief public representative of a country, such as a president or monarch, who may also be the head of government.
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    • The president serves as the head of state and commander in chief of the armed forces.
    • As long as the head of state is a president who is faithful to the constitution, fascism is harmless.
    • Women own about one per cent of the world's property and make up less than five per cent of the heads of state and cabinet ministers.

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