head of state

head of state

  1. The chief public representative of a nation having duties, privileges and responsibilities varying greatly depending on the constitutional rules; a monarch in a monarchy, and often styled president in a republic, but variations such as collegiality exist.
  • French: chef d'État
  • German: Staatsoberhaupt, Staatschef
  • Italian: capo di stato
  • Portuguese: chefe de estado
  • Russian: глава́ госуда́рства
  • Spanish: jefe de estado, mandatario

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