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first minister Line breaks: first min¦is|ter

Definition of first minister in English:


The leader of the ruling political party in some regions or countries.
Example sentences
  • 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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