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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theylead with
he/she/itleads with
present participleleading with
past tenseled with
past participleled with
  1. 1
    lead with something/lead something with something to begin a speech, news broadcast, story etc with a particular story or subject

    We’ll lead with the Prime Minister’s visit to China.

  2. 2
    lead with something to begin an attack in boxing with a particular hand or hit

    He led with a right jab.

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a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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