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noun 
  1. A Slavic emperor (not necessarily a Russian emperor)
  2. A person with great power; an autocrat
  3. An appointed official tasked to regulate or oversee a specific area
Mr Hellawell, the former Chief Constable of West Yorkshire, was appointed 'Drugs Tsar' by the Prime Minister in October, 1997. http://www.ias.org.uk/resources/publications/alcoholalert/alert199801/al199801_p23.html
Etymology: From (Russ.) ÑÑÑ (tsar"), from Old Russian ÑÑÑÑÑ (tsÄsarÄ), from (OCS.) ÑÑÑÑÑ (tsÄsarÄ), believed to come from Caesar.


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