Meaning of LEADING in English

LEADING

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈlē-diŋ ]

adjective

Date: 1597

1. : coming or ranking first : foremost

2. : exercising leadership

3. : providing direction or guidance

a leading question

4. : given most prominent display

the leading story

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.