direction, guidance, management, directorship, administration, supervision, command, regulation, control, operation, influence, initiative; governorship, superintendence, running:
The company made huge profits under Katherine's leadership. The leadership of the country at this time was in the hands of the privileged class.
clear, effective, firm, outstanding, real, strong
He was praised for his firm leadership.
| poor, weak | charismatic, dynamic, visionary | hardline | traditional | personal | deputy
He is standing in the deputy leadership election.
| collective, joint | local, national, world | Conservative, Labour, etc. | cultural, industrial, intellectual, military, moral, political, spiritual
Political leadership needs a particular combination of skills.
| church, government, parliamentary, party, union
VERB + LEADERSHIP
assume, take on/over
When Smith died, Blair took over the leadership of the party.
her method of asserting personal leadership
| exercise, provide, show
In the crisis he showed real leadership.
LEADERSHIP + NOUN
bid, campaign, challenge | ballot, battle, contest, election, race, struggle | role | structure | style | qualities, skills
He lacks leadership qualities.
under sb's ~
The school has flourished under the leadership of Mr Buxton.
| ~ from
What is really needed is clear leadership from the prime minister.
| ~ in
Leadership in science now went to the United States.
a challenge to sb's leadership
She withstood several challenges to her leadership.
| a lack of leadership, sb's style of leadership
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