Meaning of LEADING in English

LEADING

n. Function: 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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