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ringleader

Syllabification: ring·lead·er
Pronunciation: /ˈriNGˌlēdər
 
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Definition of ringleader in English:

noun

A person who initiates or leads an illicit or illegal activity.
Example sentences
  • Police raided the ringleader's business and confiscated 35 stolen laptops and 20 PDAs.
  • The ringleaders of the Council were rounded up in a joint effort between the French government and the British Royal Navy.
  • The ringleader was sentenced to eight years in prison.

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