Translation of "leader" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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leadernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈliː.dər/ us /ˈliː.dɚ/

leader noun [ C ] (CONTROLLING)

B1 a person in control of a group, country, or situation

a religious leader 宗教领袖
The Russian leader wants to introduce further changes. 俄罗斯领导人希望进一步推行改革。
He's a natural leader. 他天生就是个领导。
She was elected as leader of the campaign group. 她被推举为竞选小组的领导。

More examples

  • He was a good strong leader, she said, who deserved his party's unreserved support.
  • The leader of the religious sect and 30 of his followers killed themselves in a suicide pact last year.
  • We asked him to stay on as youth leader for another year.
  • The steelworkers' leader rejected the 2% pay-rise saying it was an insult to the profession.
  • As project leader, you will have to allocate jobs to people.

leader noun [ C ] (WINNING)

C1 someone or something that is winning during a race or other situation where people are competing

He's fallen two laps behind the leaders. 他已经落后领先者两圈了。
Microsoft is a world leader in software design. 微软公司在软件设计方面处于世界领先地位。

More examples

  • She was way behind the leaders.
  • They are leaders in the fashion market.
  • The leader of the race was overtaken on the last lap.
  • They are global leaders in the drugs industry.
  • We have a better product than the market leaders.

leader noun [ C ] (NEWSPAPER)

UK →  editorial noun


leader noun [ C ] (MUSIC)

UK US concertmaster the most important violin player in an orchestra


(Translation of “leader” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)