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Meaning of “leader” - Learner’s Dictionary

leader

noun [C]     /ˈliːdər/
PERSON IN CONTROL
B1 a person in control of a group, country, or situation: a religious leader Who's the leader of the Democratic Party in the Senate?People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsLeaders of national and regional governments
WINNER
someone or something that is winning during a race or other situation where people are competing: He's fallen two laps behind the leaders. Microsoft is a world leader in software design.Winners and losers
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