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headshipnoun

uk   us   /ˈhed.ʃɪp/ UK
[C] the ​position of being in ​charge of an ​organization, ​especially a ​school: Dozens of ​well-qualifiedteachersapplied for the headship. [C usually singular] the ​period during which a ​particularperson is in ​charge of a ​school or other ​organization: A lot of ​changes have taken ​place during her headship.
(Definition of headship from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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