Examples of leading light in a Sentence
He is one of the leading lights of the labor movement.
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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.
Donald McKayle, the pioneering dancer and choreographer whose seven decades in modern dance distinguished him as one of the art form’s leading lights and socially conscious practitioners, has died.
There is no tension between these two facts; because the leading lights of American conservatism — from Donald Trump to Bret Stephens — all accept that Muslims have earned some degree of collective stigmatization.
Robert Haas, one of the leading lights of the American wine industry, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia at his home in Templeton, Calif.
After several years of regaling the leading lights of Restoration London with his tales of singeing the Don’s beard, Morgan realized that respectable society was beginning to lose interest in him.
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LEADING LIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
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: a person who is a very important member of a group, organization, or community
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