leadership

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noun lead·er·ship \ˈlē-dər-ˌship\

Definition of leadership

  1. 1 :  the office or position of a leader

  2. 2 :  capacity to lead

  3. 3 :  the act or an instance of leading

  4. 4 :  leaders <the party leadership>

Examples of leadership in a sentence

  1. a politician who lacks leadership

  2. What this country needs is the exercise of strong leadership!

1821

First Known Use of leadership

1821



LEADERSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

leadership

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noun lead·er·ship \ˈlē-dər-ˌship\

Definition of leadership for English Language Learners

  • : a position as a leader of a group, organization, etc.

  • : the time when a person holds the position of leader

  • : the power or ability to lead other people



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