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Noun: czar  zaa(r)
  1. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
    - tsar, tzar
     
  2. A person having great power
     
  3. An official given powers to regulate or oversee a specific policy area
    "the Prime Minister appointed a new drug czar";
    - tsar, tzar

Derived forms: czars

Type of: autocrat, crowned head, despot, monarch, sovereign, tyrant

Encyclopedia: Czar, Missouri