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addaword.gifdefinition of chef de mission

noun
a term used to refer to the team manager of a national team at a major sporting event such as the Olympic games
The BOA said it would consider its next move after its Olympic qualification standards panel – comprising including the chef de mission, Andy Hunt, and the deputy chefs de mission, Sir Clive Woodward and Mark England, and the athletes commission chair, Sarah Winckless – had spoken.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 07/06/2012 09:32:00
Definition of chef de mission from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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