chief
Noun
1. (of tribe) 
a. el jefe(a) (M)la jefe(a) (F) 
2. (colloquial) 
the chiefel/la jefe(a)
adjective
3. (most important) 
a. principal 
4. (commerce) 
chief executive officerconsejero(a) delegado(a), director(ora) gerente
chief [tʃiːf]
adjective
(principal) [+reason etc] principal; mayor; (in rank) jefe; de más categoría;
noun
[of organization] jefeajefa (m) (f);a jefa [of tribe] jefeajefa (m) (f);a jefa cacique (m); (boss) jefeajefa (m) (f);a jefa patrónonapatrona (m) (f);ona patrona
yes, chief! ¡sí, jefe!; Chief of Staff (Mil) Jefe del Estado Mayor; ... in chief ... en jefe
there are too many chiefs and not enough indians
modifier
chief constable (n) (Britain) jefeajefa (m) (f) de policía;a jefa
chief executive (n) (Britain) (local government) directoradirectora (m) (f);a directora [of company] (also chief executive officer) presidente (m)
chief inspector (n) (Britain) (Police) inspectorainspectora (m) (f) jefe;a inspectora
chief justice (n) (US) presidenteapresidenta (m) (f) del Tribunal Supremo;a presidenta
chief superintendent (n) (Britain) (Police) comisarioacomisaria (m) (f) jefeajefa;a comisaria a jefa
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