prime minister

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Noun[change]

Singular
prime minister

Plural
prime ministers

  1. A prime minister is the head of government in a Westminster-style democracy.
    The Prime Minister is the leader of England.
    How many prime ministers are there in Europe?.

Usage[change]

  1. When talking about a specific prime minister, prime minister is capitalised.
    The Prime Minister gave a speech today.
  2. When calling a prime minister by his title and name together, British usage is the Prime Minister, Tony Blair or Tony Blair, the Prime Minister. North American usage is Prime Minister Tony Blair.