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Chief vs. Cheif

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Which is correct: Chief or Cheif

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Chiefnoun

A leader or head of a group of people, organisation, etc.

‘All firefighters report to the fire chief.’;

Cheifnoun

Obsolete spelling of chief.

Chiefnoun

(heraldry) The top part of a shield or escutcheon.

Chiefnoun

An informal address to an equal.

‘Hey, chief.’;

Chiefadjective

Primary; principal.

‘Negligence was the chief cause of the disaster.’;

Chiefverb

To smoke cannabis.

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Chiefnoun

The head or leader of any body of men; a commander, as of an army; a head man, as of a tribe, clan, or family; a person in authority who directs the work of others; the principal actor or agent.

Chiefnoun

The principal part; the most valuable portion.

‘The chief of the things which should be utterly destroyed.’;

Chiefnoun

The upper third part of the field. It is supposed to be composed of the dexter, sinister, and middle chiefs.

Chiefadjective

Highest in office or rank; principal; head.

Chiefadjective

Principal or most eminent in any quality or action; most distinguished; having most influence; taking the lead; most important; as, the chief topic of conversation; the chief interest of man.

Chiefadjective

Very intimate, near, or close.

‘A whisperer separateth chief friends.’;

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Chiefnoun

a person who is in charge;

‘the head of the whole operation’;

Chiefnoun

a person who exercises control over workers;

‘if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman’;

Chiefadjective

most important element;

‘the chief aim of living’; ‘the main doors were of solid glass’; ‘the principal rivers of America’; ‘the principal example’; ‘policemen were primary targets’;

Chiefnoun

a leader or ruler of a people or clan

‘Chief Banawi’; ‘the chief of the village’;

Chiefnoun

the head of an organization

‘a union chief’; ‘the chief of police’;

Chiefnoun

an informal form of address to a man, especially one of superior rank or status

‘it's quite simple, chief’;

Chiefnoun

an ordinary consisting of a broad horizontal band across the top of the shield.

Chiefnoun

the upper third of the field.

Chiefadjective

most important

‘chief among her concerns is working alone at night’; ‘the chief reason for the spending cuts’;

Chiefadjective

having or denoting the highest rank

‘the chief economist of a leading bank’;

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