Definitions for head of government

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Wiktionary

  1. head of government(Noun)

    The chief officer of the executive branch of a government, often presiding over a cabinet; usually called Prime Minister (in a parliamentary system) or President (in a presidential system).

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  1. Head of government

    Head of government is the chief officer of the executive branch of a government, often presiding over a cabinet. In a parliamentary system, the head of government is often styled prime minister, chief minister, premier, etc. In presidential republics or absolute monarchies, the head of government may be the same person as the head of state, who is often also called a president or a monarch. In semi-presidential systems, the Head of Government may answer to both the Head of State and the legislative power. An example is the French Fifth Republic, where the Président de la République appoints a Prime Minister but must choose someone who can get government business through, and has the support of, the National Assembly. When the opposition controls the National Assembly, the President is in effect forced to choose a Prime Minister from the opposition; in such cases, known as cohabitation, the government controls internal state policy, with the President restricted largely to foreign affairs.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of head of government in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of head of government in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. French President Francois Hollande:

    I hope that Great Britain will stay in the European Union, but I especially hope that we all advance together and that no one, no head of government can stop that.

  2. Martin Schulz:

    I think it's right to ask the people their opinion. But that only works if the head of government lives up to his responsibilities to lead, and that means: to recommend to the people that the accommodating offer made by the lenders and euro partners be accepted.

  3. Petro Poroshenko:

    The parliamentary faction of the Block of Petro Poroshenko has nominated Volodymyr Groysman to the post of Prime Minister. Having done everything to ensure stability and continuity of our course, I declare my decision to transfer the obligations and responsibilities of the head of government of Ukraine.

  4. Petro Poroshenko:

    We cannot allow detribalization of the executive branch during a war. This would be inevitable, if after this resignation a new government of Ukraine is not selected immediately, the parliamentary faction of the Block of Petro Poroshenko has nominated Volodymyr Groysman to the post of Prime Minister. Having done everything to ensure stability and continuity of our course, I declare my decision to transfer the obligations and responsibilities of the head of government of Ukraine.

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