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English definition of “leadership”

leadership

noun
 
 
/ˈliːdəʃɪp/
JOB [U] the job of being in control of a group, country, or situation: the leadership of the Conservative party leadership skills/qualities a leadership contest Government administration and organisationPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsPower to control
PEOPLE [group] the people in control of a group, country, or situation: There is growing discontent with the leadership.People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsGovernment administration and organisation
(Definition of leadership from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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