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French translation of 'leader'

Word Frequency


[ˈliːdəʳ ]
1.  [of team, group] chef m
2.  [of political party] leader m
the Liberal Party leader le leader du parti libéral
3.  (in contest, race) leader m
4.  (in field of study, expertise)
They are leaders in their field. Ce sont les leaders dans leur domaine.Ce sont les chefs de file dans leur domaine.
5.  (in newspaper) éditorial m

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Example Sentences Including 'leader'

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There is pressure on the new leaders to act.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There is usually a team leader or team captain.
Peter F. Drucker MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
Myanmar swore in its first elected civilian leader in more than 50 years.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The Soviet leader usually rose at midday and alerted his bodyguards that he was awake.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The position of deputy leader of the Labour party has no formal constitutional status.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The sun makes you a natural team leader.
The Sun (2017)
All teams need leaders and it is not something you can easily quantify.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Northampton would have been within at least three points of the leaders.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Not the prettiest points the leaders have won, but in adversity they were precious.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We need more leaders in the team.
The Sun (2016)
European leaders also pointed out that Britain was spending less on public services than they were.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He insisted it would have been difficult for the operation to have gone ahead without the leader of the country knowing.
The Sun (2010)
He insists impartiality is improving, claiming regular invitations to Coalition leaders prove his point.
The Sun (2010)
Her father was leader of the opposition, then deputy leader.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is understood that the four unanimously told their leader to press ahead with his plan.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Meanwhile, world leaders scrambled for new ways to prop up the euro.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
She's been doing it since she was elected deputy leader.
The Sun (2009)
The Spanish league leaders were ahead after only six minutes.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The optimist in me considers this good news because it means that the masses are ahead of their leaders.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There is not much pace here, but the tip usually tracks the leaders.
The Sun (2008)
There were attempts to end the infighting that has dogged the party since the leader's first election victory last year.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Union leaders say new doctors with six years' training get less than police recruits.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Labour's new leader will not be given that long.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Nobody much liked the first leader but they respected him and the job got done.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The charitable explanation is that a new leader is taking time to adjust to the requirements of her role.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Leadership and Power A leader is a person who is able to influence the behavior of other members of a group.
Appelbaum, Richard P. Sociology (1995)
When caught, the leader becomes the person in the centre, and a new leader is appointed.
Aiken, Nick Working with Teenagers (1994)

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'leader' in Other Languages

British English: leader /ˈliːdə/ NOUN
The leader of an organization or a group of people is the person who is in charge of it.
Members today will elect a new leader.
  • American English: leader
  • Arabic: قَائِدٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: líder
  • Chinese: 领导者
  • Croatian: vođa
  • Czech: vůdce
  • Danish: leder
  • Dutch: leider
  • European Spanish: líder
  • Finnish: johtaja
  • French: chef dirigeant
  • German: Führer
  • Greek: ηγέτης
  • Italian: leader
  • Japanese: リーダー
  • Korean: 지도자
  • Norwegian: leder
  • Polish: lider
  • European Portuguese: líder
  • Romanian: lider
  • Russian: лидер
  • Spanish: líder
  • Swedish: ledare
  • Thai: ผู้นำ
  • Turkish: lider
  • Ukrainian: керівник
  • Vietnamese: người lãnh đạo


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