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Portuguese translation of “lead”

lead

noun   /liːd/
the state of winning a competition
liderança
She’s in the lead (= winning). France have a three-goal lead.
the main person in a movie or play
protagonista
She plays the lead in both movies.
UK (US leash) a chain, piece of leather, etc. that you attach to a dog’s neck and hold in order to control the dog
coleira
Dogs must be kept on a lead.
(Definition of lead noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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