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sheriff/ˈʃerəf/noun
pluralsheriffs
sheriff
/ˈʃerəf/
noun
pluralsheriffs
Learner's definition of SHERIFF  
[count]
: an elected official who is in charge of enforcing the law in a county or town of the U.S.
British  : the highest official in a county or shire in England or Wales who represents the king or queen and who attends ceremonies and has legal duties
— called also High Sheriff
: the most important judge in a county or district in Scotland
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