Meaning of “leadership” - Learner’s Dictionary

leadership

noun uk us /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
PEOPLE [ group ]

the people in control of a group, country, or situation:

There is growing discontent with the leadership.

(Definition of “leadership” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)