Recent Examples of chieftain from the Web
That message was sounded over and again in mid-July at Brainstorm Tech, a gathering of some 600 inventors, entrepreneurs, corporate chieftains, and investors.
More goodies for the top 0.1 percent — of which corporate chieftains are a big part — are on the way.
For years after this location opened in 1964, chieftain Lew Wasserman held court at the same rear table, with the same waitress every day.
The caliphate may have lost its caliph; this week brought a new flurry of speculation about the fate of the group’s chieftain, Abu Bakr Baghdadi.
Unlike Hagen, consigliori to Mafia family chieftain Don Corleone, Fratianne is senior vice president and general counsel for The Liberty Cos.
But on display will be President Donald Trump’s evolving relationship with America’s corporate chieftains.
The O’Malley Clan Association has been trying to get Martin to come for several years, says reigning clan chieftain Sarah Kelly.
Disney’s 2016 animated adventure comedy is about an ancient Polynesian chieftain’s daughter who seeks out the demigod Maui to stop a terrible curse.
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CHIEFTAIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chieftain for English Language Learners
: a leader of a tribe or clan
CHIEFTAIN Defined for Kids
Definition of chieftain for Students
: a chief especially of a band, tribe, or clan
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