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English definition of “lead”

lead

verb [I or T] (CONTROL)    /liːd/ (led, led   /led/   )
B2 to control a group of people, a country, or a situation: I think we've chosen the right person to lead the expedition. I've asked Gemma to lead the discussion. Who will be leading the inquiry into the accident?Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of lead verb (CONTROL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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