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prime minister (plural prime ministers)
  1. In a parliamentary democracy, the chief member of the cabinet and head of the government; usually the leader of the majority party.
    This is a list of all prime ministers since Churchill.
    Yesterday we had a visit from the Prime Minister. (See usage notes.)

Usage notes

  1. When referring to a particular prime minister, prime minister is capitalised.
    The Prime Minister issued a statement today.
  2. When referring to a prime minister by title and name together, British usage is the Prime Minister, Tony Blair or Tony Blair, the Prime Minister, while North American usage is Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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