Meaning of LEADING in English

LEADING

adjective

1.

Synonyms: first 1, foremost, headmost, inaugural, initial

2.

Synonyms: first 3, arch, champion, chief, foremost, head, premier, principal

Antonyms: subordinate

3.

Synonyms: well-known , famous, noted, notorious, popular, prominent

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