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leader

noun [C]  us   /ˈli·dər/

leader noun [C] (PERSON IN CONTROL)

a person who manages or controls other people, esp. because of his or her ability or position: a business/financial/political leader

leader noun [C] (THE FIRST)

someone or something that is the first or the most important: Her company is a leader in the women’s clothing industry.
Translations of “leader”
in Korean 지도자…
in Arabic قائد…
in Portuguese líder, dirigente…
in Catalan líder, cap…
in Japanese リーダー, 指導者…
in Italian leader, capo, guida…
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制, 領導,領導人…
in Russian руководитель, глава, лидер…
in Turkish önder, lider, (yarışma) lider…
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制, 领导,领导人…
in Polish lider/ka, przywód-ca/czyni…
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