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首相, しゅしょう

  • shushō


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • Prime Minister
  • Chancellor (Germany, Austria, etc.)
  • Premier

Examples of 首相,しゅしょう in a Sentence

The foreign minister will act for the Prime Minister in his absence.
The prime minister's speech did not make for peace.
The newspaper reports the prime minister has died of cancer.
The Prime Minister's explanation of the scandal just wouldn't wash with the public.
My goal in life is to be Prime Minister.
He is prime minister in name, but not in reality.
The premier and his cabinet colleagues resigned.
The country respects the Prime Minister.
Word is passing that the Prime Minister is seriously ill.
He has come to look like a sly-as-a-fox Premier who uses his position's powers to the fullest extent, to his own advantage.

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