chiefnoun

  • ja〔組織などの〕長
  • enthe head or leader of an organized body of people; the person highest in authority

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You are the copy chief at one of the top 25 ad agencies in the country.
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You're not even 30.
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I'm jealous.
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Recently, JC Penney hasn't had much luck with hedge funds.
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Its most famous— or perhaps infamous— investor, Bill Ackman, joined the board in January 2011.
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He quickly pushed out its CEO and brought in Apple's retail chief, Ron Johnson.
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After that article, Bezos says he hired a private investigation team
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to try to learn how the Enquirer obtained those text messages.
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Then, on February 7th, the Amazon chief delivered a bombshell accusation,
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alleging that, in his words, Pecker was trying to blackmail him.
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He also accused Pecker of using American Media for political purposes,
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a claim Pecker has denied.
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I did a bunch of jobs.
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I was chief of robotics.
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I was working in payload safety.
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I was chief of Space Station operations.
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I was NASA's director in Russia.
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But I was also someone who worked in Mission Control.
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Company chief Elon Musk aims to start churning out lithium-ion cells by late 2016.
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Once completed,
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he says the new plant could produce a total of 105 gigawatt hours of battery cells by 2020.
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That's enough to power 1.2 million Model S sedans.
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Santiago, when I greet the deputy chief, I want you there by my side to make a good impression.
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No offense, but you are something of a teacher's pet.
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None taken.
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People love their pets.

Other meanings for chief...

chiefadjective

  • ja主な、最重要の
  • enof greatest importance or influence
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Principal export?
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Bob Dylan.
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No, cheese.
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Chief industry?
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Steel and steel by-products.
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And underneath all this red, beautiful, I’ve built in self-repairing armor,
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nano-liquid circuitry, full-spectrum scanning, and a whole bunch of other big words.
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Chief among them...
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No matter how hard he trains, no matter how hard he screams,
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Vegeta can never seem to reach the level of his chief rival, Goku.
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Christopher Nolan is known for a few things,
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and a love of IMAX cameras is chief among them.
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While the MCU's version of the 'Young Avengers' would probably differ from the comics,
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we're sure a few key players would ultimately make the leap from the page to the screen.
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Chief among these: Cassie Lang, the daughter of Ant-Man.
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The character’s chief personality traits —
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kindness, caring, and optimism — are stereotypically feminine.
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And then we're gonna cover it up and set it aside,
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taking care not to touch the hot, hot handles because we got other stuff to make,
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chief among which are the mashed potatoes.