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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
Translations of “leader”
in Korean 지도자…
in Arabic قائد…
in Portuguese líder, dirigente…
in Catalan líder, cap…
in Japanese リーダー, 指導者…
in Italian leader, capo, guida…
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制, 領導,領導人…
in Russian руководитель, глава, лидер…
in Turkish önder, lider, (yarışma) lider…
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制, 领导,领导人…
in Polish lider/ka, przywód-ca/czyni…
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