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leadingadjective

 us   /ˈli·dɪŋ/
first or most ​important: She is a leading ​expert on the ​art of ​ancient Greece.
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"leading" in British English

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leadingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈliː.dɪŋ/  us   /ˈliː.dɪŋ/
B2 very ​important or most ​important: a leading expert on the country's ​ecology the world's leading ​manufacturer of ​audioequipment

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leadingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈled.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈled.ɪŋ/ UK
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"leading" in Business English

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leadingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈliːdɪŋ/
best, most important, or most ​successful: a leading brand/brand name The cereal is ​sold under several leading ​brandnames.a leading business/company/firm Investors can ​buyshares in many of the world's leading ​companies in other ​parts of the ​world.a leading producer/provider/supplier The ​software has helped the ​company become the world's leading ​producer of ​kitairplanes.
(Definition of leading from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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