Examples of leading light in a Sentence
He is one of the leading lights of the labor movement.
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Newspapers emblazon the faces of and headlines about the leading lights all over the front pages, and deliver blanket coverage in the sports sections at the back.
Neko Case Sunday, July 8, at Starlight Theatre Serving as the leading light of the alternative country movement gets an artist only so far.
Once a leading light of New York City's burgeoning freak-folk scene, Grizzly Bear has struggled to find its niche since that movement dried up a decade ago.
In its earliest incarnation, the group was a leading light of the English blues scene.
To this point, the Democrats’ leading lights have shown little deference to Schultz’s faction.
The politician, a leading voice for reform in Malaysia and once a leading light in the party that ruled Malaysia until last week's election, was jailed in 2015.
Nineteen years later, DiPiano is a leading light in a region where venture and follow-on investment remains a fraction of Silicon Valley’s scale, or Boston’s.
Soares has been a leading light for Southampton over the past three seasons but (as a seasoned international) would not be tempted to stick around on the south coast and play in England's second tier.
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LEADING LIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leading light for English Language Learners
: a person who is a very important member of a group, organization, or community
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