Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the ability to follow a leader
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The act or condition of following a leader; adherence: “It was not a crisis of leadership. It was a crisis of followership” (Christian Science Monitor).
- A group of followers; a following: “It is hard to have leadership when you have a divided followership” (Joseph Badaracco).