首相, しゅしょう

  • shushō
JLPT 3

Definition of 首相,しゅしょう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

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

Related Kanji

neck, counter for songs and poems
inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy

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Examples of 首相,しゅしょう in a Sentence

首相留守中外務大臣代理務める。
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.
名目上首相が、実際そうはない。
He is prime minister in name, but not in reality.
首相閣僚辞任した
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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