leader leader  /ˈli dər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  2. (n) a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Religious Right leader talks to PTI about the movement's mistakes and how churches have failed society.
  2. The teenager will become the third leader of the 40-year-old center-left party, one of Pakistan's most powerful.
  3. The delicate challenges that propel China's pathbreaking leader.

News

  1. Iran votes: Why the Supreme Leader is so desperate to bring out voters

    Iran’s Supreme Leader is pushing hard for high turnout in presidential elections on Friday, hoping voters will “disappoint the enemy” in a “great divine test” and bury the memory of Iran’s fraud-tainted 2009 vote.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  2. Exterro Rises to "Leader" Position in Gartner's 2013 Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software

    Exterro Inc., the market leader for workflow-driven electronic discovery software, today announced that it has earned "Leader" positioning in Gartner's 2013 Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software.* ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. House GOP Leader Accuses Dem Leaders Of ‘Tap Dance’ To Block Pension Reform

    Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross said Wednesday that he believes there’s an ulterior motive behind the ongoing pension reform standoff between House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS Chicago

Quotes

  1. "These changes are crucial to drive future growth and realize the promise of being a global health care leader for the long term," Chairman and Chief Executive Richard T. Clark said in a press release.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Richard Clark Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "I was both angry and I was repulsed by the reception of a convicted bomber guilty of a huge terrorist crime received on his return to Libya," Brown told reporters. "When I met (Libyan leader) Colonel (Moamer) Kadhafi over the summer I made...
    on Aug 19, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: AFP

  3. "I would like to offer my congratulations to Barry Bonds on becoming baseball's career home run leader. It is a great accomplishment which required skill, longevity and determination," Aaron said. "Throughout the past century, the home run...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Hank Aaron Source: USA Today

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