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noun [countable] leader pronunciation in British English /ˈliːdə(r)/ 
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singularleader
pluralleaders
  1. 1
    someone who is responsible for or in control of a group, organization, country etc

    a political/military/religious leader

    leader of:

    the leader of the French delegation

  2. 3
    a person, company, or product that is more successful, popular, or advanced than others in a particular area of activity

    They have emerged as industry leaders.

    leader in:

    He is widely acknowledged to be a world leader in his field.

    See also  market leader

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