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Synonyms of 'leadership'

(noun) 
He is expected to hold talks with the Slovenian leadership.
Synonyms
leaders
,
directors
,
chiefs
,
governors
,
commanders
,
rulers
,
controllers
,
supervisors
,
superintendents
,
overseers
(noun) 
He praised her leadership during the crisis.
Synonyms
authority
The judge has no authority to order a second trial.
,
control
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
,
influence
As he grew older, she had less influence and couldn't control him.
,
command
In 1942 he took command of 108 Squadron.
,
premiership
,
captaincy
,
governance
A fundamental change in the governance of the country is the key to all other changes.
,
headship
,
superintendency
(noun) 
What most people want to see is determined, decisive action and firm leadership.
Synonyms
guidance
They improve their performance under the guidance of professional coaches.
, ,
authority
This was a pretext for the authorities to cancel the elections.
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management
the responsibility for its day-to-day management
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administration
He served in posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations.
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direction
The house was built under the direction of his partner.
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supervision
First-time licence holders have to work under supervision.
, ,
directorship
,
superintendency

quotation

The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. [Tony Blair]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of administration
Definition
a government
He served in posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations.
in the sense of command
Definition
the authority to command
In 1942 he took command of 108 Squadron.
in the sense of control
Definition
power to direct something
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.

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