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primus inter pares

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noun pri·mus in·ter pa·res \ˈprī-məs-ˌin-tər-ˈpa-rēz, ˈprē-məs-\

Definition of primus inter pares

  1. :  first among equals



Origin of primus inter pares

Latin


First Known Use: 1813


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