Leadership definition

lēdər-shĭp
The ability to lead.
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Capacity or ability to lead.

Showed strong leadership during her first term in office.

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Guidance; direction.

The business prospered under the leadership of the new president.

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The position or office of a leader.

Ascended to the leadership of the party.

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The position or guidance of a leader.
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Works well with others.
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Dedicated.
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Optimistic.
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Focused on building strong relationships with others.
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A group of leaders.
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Informal setting (such as a group of friends) - The leader is someone with personal traits that simply tend to inspire respect.
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Charismatic.
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Committed to the goals of the organization.
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A group of leaders.

Met with the leadership of the nation's top unions.

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High level of knowledge and technical skills related to the task at hand.
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Inspires trust and confidence in other members of the group.

An example of leadership is a store manager leading the team to more sales.

An example of leadership is the ability to take control of a situation and guide people.

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Demonstrates originality and a long term perspective.
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The definition of leadership is the position of guiding a group, or the ability to lead. Leadership can exist in both formal and informal groups. For example.

Formal setting (such as within a large corporation) - The leader of the group is usually someone who has been appointed to a high position of authority.

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(dated) The office or status of a leader.
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The leaders of a group.
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The capacity of someone to lead.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
leadership
Plural:
leaderships

Origin of leadership

  • From leader +"Ž -ship.

    From Wiktionary