Meaning of LEADING in English

LEADING

n. 25B6; adjective

he played the leading role in his team's victory : MAIN, chief, major, prime, most significant, principal, foremost, key, central, focal, paramount, dominant, essential.

the leading industrialized countries : MOST POWERFUL, most important, greatest, chief, pre-eminent, principal, dominant.

last season's leading scorer : TOP, highest, best, first; front, lead; unparalleled, matchless, star.

subordinate, minor.

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