Simple Definition of prime minister
: the head of the government in some countries
Full Definition of prime minister
1 : the chief minister of a ruler or state
2 : the official head of a cabinet or ministry; especially : the chief executive of a parliamentary government
Examples of prime minister
the Prime Minister of England
First Known Use of prime minister
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