followership

noun
fol·​low·​er·​ship | \ ˈfä-lə-wər-ˌship How to pronounce followership (audio) \

Definition of followership

2 : the capacity or willingness to follow a leader

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Examples of followership in a Sentence

the televangelist has a substantial followership in the rural South
Recent Examples on the Web Developing as a leader largely comes from also practicing good followership. Katie Reilly, Time, "Here Are 10 of the Best Pieces of Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers," 24 May 2018 Developing as a leader largely comes from also practicing good followership. Katie Reilly, Time, "Here Are 10 of the Best Pieces of Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers," 24 May 2018 Developing as a leader largely comes from also practicing good followership. Katie Reilly, Time, "Here Are 10 of the Best Pieces of Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers," 24 May 2018 Developing as a leader largely comes from also practicing good followership. Katie Reilly, Time, "Here Are 10 of the Best Pieces of Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers," 24 May 2018 Developing as a leader largely comes from also practicing good followership. Katie Reilly, Time, "Here Are 10 of the Best Pieces of Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers," 24 May 2018 Developing as a leader largely comes from also practicing good followership. Katie Reilly, Time, "Here Are 10 of the Best Pieces of Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers," 24 May 2018 Developing as a leader largely comes from also practicing good followership. Katie Reilly, Time, "Here Are 10 of the Best Pieces of Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers," 24 May 2018 Developing as a leader largely comes from also practicing good followership. Katie Reilly, Time, "Here Are 10 of the Best Pieces of Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of followership

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of followership was in 1913

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“Followership.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/followership. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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