Translation of leader in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈliːdər; ˈliːdə(r)/


  • 1 1.1 (of group, movement, political party) líder (masculine and feminine), dirigente (masculine and feminine); (of expedition) jefe, (masculine, feminine); (of gang) cabecilla (masculine and feminine), jefe, (masculine, feminine) the leaders of the demo were … la manifestación iba encabezada por … the country's political and spiritual leaders las autoridades políticas y religiosas del país the union leaders los dirigentes del sindicato the leaders of the rebellion los cabecillas de la rebelión the Leader of the Opposition (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) el líder de la oposición the party lacks a strong leader el partido carece de un líder fuerte leader for the defence (British English/inglés británico) [Law/Derecho] abogado, (masculine, feminine) principal de la defensa, leader of the pack (person) cabecilla (masculine and feminine) de la banda (animal) cabeza (feminine) de la manada leader of the orchestra (conductor) (American English/inglés norteamericano) director, (masculine, feminine) (de orquesta) (first violin) (British English/inglés británico) primer violín (masculine and feminine), concertino (masculine) 1.2 (in race, competition) primero, (masculine, feminine); (in league) líder (masculine), puntero (masculine) she couldn't keep up with the leaders no podía mantenerse al ritmo de los que iban en cabeza the Nationals are the leaders los Nacionales van a la cabeza or en cabeza a leader of fashion un árbitro de la moda this product is the world/market leader este producto es el líder mundial/del mercado
  • 2 (British English/inglés británico) [Journalism/Periodismo] editorial (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) leader writer editorialista (masculine and feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Newspapers have leaders or editorials or whatever they call them where you live, but not poetry.
    • In leaders and news reports, the paper's editors and reporters ignore the unsustainable nature of endless economic growth on a finite planet.
    • Today the Guardian newspaper even featured blogging in its editorial leader column.
  • 3 (on tape, film)porción en blanco

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