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Egalitarians no doubt applaud this surnominal softening, yet not all companies can or should be run on a primus inter pares basis.
The Nationalist military chieftains who elevated Francisco Franco to supreme power may initially have thought of their leader as a sort of primus inter pares, but this notion did not accord with Franco’s ideas.
His performance mixed strength, lucidity and elegance in equal proportion, a civilized musical conversation in which the pianist functioned more as primus inter pares than soloist, as Beethoven surely intended.
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First Known Use: 1688See Words from the same year
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