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Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
    • indicating the head of a staff


    1. Tom became editor-in-chief.
    2. She is the editor-in-chief.
    3. He's in good odor with the chief.
    4. Rice is the chief crop in this area.
    5. The Diet is the chief organ of government in Japan.
    6. His chief attraction lies in his character, not his books.
    7. The chief justice will swear in the president.
    8. The chief engineer did research hand in hand with his assistant.
    9. Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
    10. The fact that educated Americans in general no longer share understandable background knowledge is a chief cause of their inability to communicate effectively.
    11. In 776 B.C., the first Olympic Games were held at the foot of Mount Olympus to honor the Greeks' chief god, Zeus.
    12. To my chief strategist, David Axelrod, who's been a partner with me every step of the way. To the best campaign team ever assembled in the history of politics! You made this happen, and I am forever grateful for what you've sacrificed to get it done.
    13. Many a gentleman of the old school has been provoked to remark regretfully upon the under-bred manners and bearing of even the better classes in the modern industrial communities; and the decay of the ceremonial code—or as it is otherwise called, the vulgarisation of life—among the industrial classes proper has become one of the chief enormities of latter-day civilisation in the eyes of all persons of delicate sensibilities.
    14. Commander-in-Chief (Navy)
    15. Commander in Chief (Navy).