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leader

noun [C] (CONTROLLING)    /ˈliː.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
B1 a person in control of a group, country, or situation: a religious leader The Russian leader wants to introduce further changes. He's a natural leader. She was elected as leader of the campaign group.People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
(Definition of leader noun (CONTROLLING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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