Meaning of LEADING in English

LEADING

transcription, транскрипция: [ li:dɪŋ ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

The leading person or thing in a particular area is the one which is most important or successful.

...a leading member of Bristol’s Sikh community...

ADJ : ADJ n

2.

The leading role in a play or film is the main role. A leading lady or man is an actor who plays this role.

ADJ : ADJ n

3.

The leading group, vehicle, or person in a race or procession is the one that is at the front.

ADJ : ADJ n

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