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premier:

see prime ministerprime minister
or premier,
chief member of the cabinet in a parliamentary system of government. The prime minister is head of the government, in contrast with the head of state, who may be a constitutional monarch, as in Great Britain, or an elected official, as in the
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premier

1. another name for prime minister
2. any of the heads of governments of the Canadian provinces and the Australian states
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It was a January the Premier came, to address his loyal supporters and such of his nonsupporters as chose to be present at the monster mass meeting held in Charlottetown.
"Oh, did you see the Premier?" exclaimed Anne at once.
"Well, he never got to be Premier on account of his looks," said Marilla.
The two statesmen exchanged a quick glance and the Premier's shaggy eyebrows gathered in a frown.
The Premier sprang to his feet with that quick, fierce gleam of his deep-set eyes before which a Cabinet has cowered.
Holmes wrote a name upon a slip of paper and handed it to the Premier.
The Premier placed his hand kindly upon his shoulder.
He was signed on at once, under the name of Jones, by Houndsditch Wednesday, the premier metropolitan club, and embarked at once on his new career.
An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due to the premier or president.
He said, in a low voice as he opened the door for the Premier, "I have seen Montmirail; he says that unless we protest immediately on behalf of Denmark, Sweden will certainly seize the ports."
It is true that every new premier and every new government, coming in because they had upheld a certain thing as necessary to be done, were no sooner come in than they applied their utmost faculties to discovering How not to do it.
"We are now going to interview Lord Holdhurst, the cabinet minister and future premier of England."