leadership


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, premiership, prerogative, presidency, proctorship, puissance, reign, right, seigniory, sovereignty, statesmanship, steering, superintendency, superiority, supremacy, suzerainty, sway II index direction (guidance), generalship, guidance, hegemony, influence, management (directorate), management (supervision), predominance, primacy, supremacy

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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 — The 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 …   Modern English usage

  • leadership — LÍDER ŞIP/ s. m. funcţie, poziţie de lider. (< engl. leadership) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • 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


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