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Chef {m}; Chefin {f}; Boss {m} [ugs.] (oberster Leiter einer Institution/Organisation) [adm.] [listen] chief; boss [coll.] (supreme head of an institution/organization) [listen] [listen]

Chefs {pl}; Bosse {pl} chiefs; bosses

Bahnchef {m} railway chief [Br.]; railroad chief [Am.]

Designchef {m} design chief; chief designer

Länderchef {m} regional chief; head of ...

der Polizeichef the chief of police; the police chief

Propagandachef {m} propaganda chief; propaganda boss; chief propagandist

ein Gewerkschaftsboss a union chief; a union boss

die ehemalige stellvertretende Bürochefin der Presseagentur the former deputy bureau chief at the news service

die Chefs der Forschungs- und der Entwicklungsabteilung bei VW the research and development chiefs at VW

Bossen {m}; Bosse {f} [constr.] boss stone; boss [listen]

Boss {m} top dog [coll.]; big kahuna [Am.] [coll.]

jds. Chef {m}; jds. Boss {m} [ugs.] (Vorgesetzter) [adm.] sb.'s boss; bossman [coll.]; gaffer [Br.] [coll.]; governor [Br.] [coll.]; guv'nor [Br.] [coll.]; honcho [Am.] [coll.] (superior) [listen]

Chefs {pl}; Bosse {pl} bosses; bossmen; gaffers; governors; guv'nors; honchos

Chefin {f} female boss

der Boss; der Alte [ugs.] the number one; the top dog; the big cheese; Mr. Big; the head honcho [Am.] [coll.]

Sie sind der Chef! You are the boss!

Drogenboss {m}; Drogenbaron {m} drug baron [Br.]; drug lord [Am.]; drug boss

Drogenbosse {pl}; Drogenbarone {pl} drug barons; drug lords; drug bosses

Studioboss {m} (Filmbranche) studio executive; studio head; studio boss (film industry)

Studiobosse {pl} studio executives; studio heads; studio bosses

seinen Zweck erfüllen; diesen Zweck erfüllen; sich dafür eignen {v} to serve the / your / its purpose; to serve your / its turn [Br.]; to do the trick [coll.]; to answer the purpose [formal]

sich dafür bestens eignen to serve the purpose very well / nicely; to answer (the purpose) very well / nicely

Das ist für meine Zwecke genau das Richtige. This will serve my turn.

Der Gangsterboss war entschlossen, den Kurier umzubringen, sobald er ausgedient hatte. The gangster boss was determined to kill the courier once he had served his turn.
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