Definition:Tsar

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  1. A Slavic emperor (not necessarily a Russian emperor)
  2. A person with great power; an autocrat
  3. An appointed official tasked to regulate or oversee a specific area
    Mr Hellawell, the former Chief Constable of West Yorkshire, was appointed 'Drugs Tsar' by the Prime Minister in October, 1997. [1]

Derived terms

  • tsarina
  • tsarism
  • tsarist

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