leader

leader(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (someone who leads)
a. el líder
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la líder
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The leader of the party has had to resign.El líder del partido ha tenido que dimitir.
b. el jefe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la jefa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The police arrested the leader of a dangerous gang of armed robbers this morning.La policía arrestó al jefe de una peligrosa banda de atracadores esta mañana.
c. el cabecilla
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la cabecilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of rebels)
The leader of the rebels has been captured.Han capturado al líder de los rebeldes.
2. (in a competition)
a. el primero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la primera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This is the last lap of the race, so the leader will have to fight to keep his position.Esta es la última vuelta de la carrera, así que el primero tendrá que luchar por mantener su posición.
b. el líder
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la líder
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(in league)
What do we know about the current league leaders?¿Qué sabemos de los líderes actuales de la liga?
3. (leading article) (United Kingdom)
a. el editorial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The leader was full of spelling mistakes.El editorial estaba lleno de errores ortográficos.
4. (music) (United Kingdom)
a. el primer violín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la primer violín
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The leader of the orchestra played a wonderful solo.El primer violín de la orquesta tocó un solo maravilloso.
5. (music)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el director
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la directora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The leader of the orchestra lifted his baton.El director de la orquesta levantó la batuta.
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leader
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of group, in race)
a. el líder
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la líder
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to be a born leaderser un líder nato
2. (in newspaper) (United Kingdom)
a. el editorial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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leader [ˈliːdəʳ]
noun
1 [of group, party] líder (m) (f); jefeajefa (m) (f);a jefa (guide) guía (m); conductoraconductora (m) (f);a conductora [of rebels] cabecilla (m); (Mús) [of orchestra] (Britain) primer violín (m); (US) directoradirectora (m) (f);a directora
our political leaders nuestros líderes políticos; he's a born leader ha nacido para mandar; Leader of the House (of Commons) (Pol) PresidenteaPresidenta (m) (f) de la Cámara de los Comunes;a Presidenta (of Lords) PresidenteaPresidenta (m) (f) de la Cámara de los Lores;a Presidenta Leader of the Opposition jefeajefa (m) (f) de la oposición;a jefa
2 (in race, field etc) primeroaprimera (m) (f);a primera (in league) líder (m); (horse) caballo (m) que va primero
3 (in newspaper) editorial (m)
4 (Comm) (company, product) líder (m)
modifier
leader writer (n) (Britain) editorialista (m)
Leader of the House es el término que, en el Reino Unido, hace referencia tanto al presidente de la Cámara de los Comunes como al presidente de la Cámara de los Lores. Ambos pertenecen al gobierno británico y son los encargados de organizar y hacer público el horario semanal de debates y otros asuntos en sus respectivas cámaras, previa consulta con su homólogo de la oposición o Shadow Leader of the House y con los Whips de cada partido.
note See culture box in entry whip.note See culture box in entry speaker.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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