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Pronunciation: /ˈliːdɪŋ
 
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adjective

[attributive]
Most important: a number of leading politicians
More example sentences
  • Craven District Council has played a leading role as main sponsor of the project.
  • She danced all the leading ballerina roles, foremost among them Odette-Odile and Kitri.
  • He has figured in a number of leading roles for Ballinrobe Musical Society, including Danilo in The Merry Widow.
Synonyms
main, chief, major, prime, most significant, principal, foremost, key, supreme, paramount, dominant, superior, ruling, directing, guiding, controlling, essential, cardinal, central, focal;
momentous, noteworthy, notable
informal number-one
most powerful, most important, foremost, greatest, chief, outstanding, pre-eminent, richest, principal, dominant, most influential, most illustrious, paramount, top-tier, top-rank, of the first rank, first-rate

noun

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Guidance or leadership, especially in a spiritual context.
Example sentences
  • Things can be learned in many ways (spiritual leading is one way you pointed).
  • It is a longing for a church that raises up leaders who recognize that leading and listening are not mutually exclusive.
  • Thus, if we are not willing to give total obedience to his leading, we should not pray for blessing from above.

Words that rhyme with leading

exceeding, misleading, pleading, reeding, self-feeding, sheading, unheeding

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leading2

Line breaks: lead|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛdɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
1The amount of blank space between lines of print.
Example sentences
  • Most scrapbookers don't know what kerning or leading are and how to adjust them accordingly.
  • I must say it is very interesting, but is it really necessary to have the typesetting within so big and the leading between each line so expanded?
  • And certainly, with that leading, I think surrounding it a box would be a mistake.
1.1The distance from the bottom of one line of type to the bottom of the next.

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