♦ chief

♦ chief
♦ chief /tʃi:f/
A n.
1 capo; capoclan; capotribù: a Highland chief, un capoclan scozzese
2 capo; comandante; dirigente: chief of police, capo della polizia
3 (al vocat.) (slang USA) capo
4 (arald.) capo
B a.
1 principale; più importante; primo: my chief aim, il mio scopo primo; our chief ally, il nostro alleato più importante
2 primo; capo: chief inspector, ispettore capo; chief accountant, ragioniere capo; capo contabile
chief clerk, capufficio □ (in GB) chief constable, capo della polizia d'una contea o d'una regione □ (fam.) chief cook and bottle-washer, factotum □ (econ.) chief economist, economista capo □ (naut.) chief engineer, direttore (o primo ufficiale) di macchina □ (polit.) the Chief Executive, il capo dell'esecutivo; (in USA) il Presidente degli Stati Uniti □ (org. az.) chief executive officer, amministratore delegato (di società di capitali) □ (org. az.) chief financial officer, direttore amministrativo e finanziario (di società) □ (in USA) Chief Justice, presidente della Corte suprema □ (org. az.) chief information officer, direttore informatico (di società) □ (in GB) chief inspector, ispettore capo (di polizia) □ (aeron. mil., in USA) chief master sergeant, maresciallo di 1achief of staff, (mil.) capo di stato maggiore; (polit., in USA) capo dell'Ufficio della Casa Bianca □ (org. az.) chief operating officer, direttore generale (di società) □ (marina mil., in GB e in USA) chief petty officer, grado intermedio tra quelli italiani di «capo di 1a classe» e «aiutante» □ (org. az.) chief privacy officer, responsabile della privacy □ chief rabbi, rabbino capo □ (org. az.) chief risk officer, responsabile della gestione del rischio □ (polizia, in GB) chief superintendent, sovrintendente capo □ chief surgeon, primario chirurgo □ (aeron. mil., in GB) chief technician, sergente maggiore □ chief town, (città) capoluogo □ (mil., in USA) chief warrant officer, (esercito) maresciallo maggiore; (marina mil.) grado massimo di sottufficiale (superiore all'italiano «aiutante») □ (fam.) too many chiefs and not enough Indians, troppi che comandano e nessuno che obbedisce; troppi generali e nessun soldato.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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