- leadershipThe established meanings ‘the position of a leader’ and ‘the ability to lead’ have been joined in the 20c by the meaning ‘group of leaders’:
• A dinner for the heads of the Senate Committees and the Leadership on both sides and their wives —Mrs L. B. Johnson, 1964
• Following an LDP conference, the party leadership announced on Sept. 19 that it planned to break away from the coalition which had backed Aquino —Keesings, 1990
• This leadership had got on fairly well with the Labour Ealingites —Times, 2007.
Modern English usage. 2014.
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leadership — lead‧er‧ship [ˈliːdəʆɪp ǁ ər ] noun [uncountable] 1. the position of being the leader of a team, organization, country etc: • The company did well under the leadership of its founder, Haruo Suzuki. 2. the qualities needed in order to be a good… … Financial and business terms
leadership — [ lidɶrʃip ] n. m. • 1875; mot angl. , de leader ♦ Anglic. Fonction, position de leader. ⇒ commandement, direction. ♢ Par ext. Position dominante. Le leadership d une nation, d une entreprise, d une théorie. Perdre son leadership. ⇒ hégémonie. ●… … Encyclopédie Universelle
Leadership — Lead er*ship, n. 1. The office, position or function of a leader; as, Gingrich held the House leadership for six years. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality of character and personality giving a person the ability to gain the confidence of and lead… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
leadership — LÍDER ŞIP/ s. m. funcţie, poziţie de lider. (< engl. leadership) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN … Dicționar Român
leadership — I noun ascendancy, authority, captaincy, chieftainship, direction, directorate, directorship, domination, first place, generalship, governorship, guidance, influence, legal power, management, mastery, paramountcy, potency, primacy, predominance,… … Law dictionary
leadership — / li:dəʃip/, it. / liderʃip/ s. ingl. [comp. di leader capo, guida e ship, terminazione che esprime condizione, ufficio e sim.], usato in ital. al femm. 1. (giorn., polit.) [funzione e attività di guida, anche carismatica, di un gruppo o un… … Enciclopedia Italiana
leadership — 1821, position of a leader, from LEADER (Cf. leader) + SHIP (Cf. ship). Sense extended by late 19c. to characteristics necessary to be a leader … Etymology dictionary
leadership — /ˈliderʃip, ingl. ˈliːdəʃɪp/ [vc. ingl., comp. di leader «capo, guida» e il suff. di qualità ship] s. f. inv. preminenza, guida, egemonia, controllo … Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione
leadership — [n] guidance administration, authority, capacity, command, conduction, control, conveyance, direction, directorship, domination, foresight, hegemony, influence, initiative, management, pilotage, power, preeminence, primacy, skill, superintendency … New thesaurus
leadership — [lē′dərship΄] n. 1. the position or guidance of a leader 2. the ability to lead 3. the leaders of a group … English World dictionary