head of state

[n] - the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
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head of state

(from the article `Hong Kong`) The Basic Law vests executive authority in a chief executive, who is under the jurisdiction of the central government in Peking (Beijing) and serves ...
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head of state

An individual who represents the state but does not exercise political power.
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