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the most important person in a group or undertaking

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The JUI-F district councilors held the bigwigs of local government responsible for poor law and order situation in the district.
When it comes to tapping-up players the Real bigwigs aren't showing much imagination.
Few of those he consulted can be described as neutral observers; many are current Opus bigwigs.
The FA's bigwigs are to officially confirm what just about every football fan expected, after stories began to snowball about the pounds 757m stadium being dogged by delays and problems.
Joel Oster, an attorney with the Alliance Defense Fund, a legal group founded by several Religious Right bigwigs, insisted that the abstinence ministry has done nothing wrong but said the organization is prepared to move forward if government funding is shut off.
Bloor, author of Tangerine and Crusader, weaves in many other plotlines as well, such as Kate's search for her lost father and her mother's search for self-confidence, and offers some darkly humorous portraits of educational administrators and local bigwigs.
A few days later, he is surrounded by corporate and Communist bigwigs at a $5,000-per-table trade-fest in a luxurious hotel in Beijing.
experienced major limo-lock late Sunday night as Grammy winners and losers, bigwigs and hangers-on tried to hit all the record label after-parties around town.
Soho Square bigwigs have ruled the trio will never be put forward by the English FA, should any of them 'do a Millwall' and qualify for the UEFA Cup.
Earlier this year, Edwards attended the Bilderberg conference, a secret gathering of political and monied bigwigs from the United States and Europe.
Figure Skating Assocation and, consequently my battered address book includes the numbers for Peggy Fleming, Dick Button's office, Brian Boitano and coach-manager Linda Leaver, Nancy Kerrigan and agent (and now husband) Jerry Solomon, as well as various USFSA bigwigs.
99 paperback) pits testy gardening writer Zinnia Peasmore and her American niece against village bigwigs who want to turn her exquisite quarry garden into a landfill site.
After rubbing elbows with celebrities, Hollywood bigwigs, wanna-be Hollywood bigwigs, Playmates, and of course Hef himself, my friend Tasha and I perched on the far side of the lawn, failing to notice that Pamela Anderson and friends were standing about five feet to our right.
The pathetic travesty of corporate bigwigs fattening themselves at the company trough needs no further elaboration here.