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thought leader Syllabification: thought lead·er

Definition of thought leader in English:

noun

One whose views on a subject are taken to be authoritative and influential.
Example sentences
  • He has become an influential thought leader and a change agent in a field - training and learning - that should be one of the key strategic outposts of the knowledge economy but that often isn't.
  • No one in recent memory has slipped into the role of business thought leader as gracefully or influentially as he has.
  • With some justice, he has been called the father of the Internet, and he continues to be regarded as a thought leader within the larger data communications industry.

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