Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “industry leader”

industry leader

noun [C]    
ECONOMICS a company that is considered the most effective in its industry , for example , because it sells more products , makes more profit , or has a better known brand than its competitors : The industry leader with a 30% market share , it is expected to grow 35% a year .
a person who has an important position in industry or business : Top economists joined government officials and industry leaders in painting a bleak picture of the real estate market .
(Definition of industry leader noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of industry leader

Word of the Day

cookery

the skill or activity of preparing and cooking food

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More