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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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helmhelm /helm/ noun  1 [countable]TTW the wheel or control which guides a ship or boat2 at the helm3 take the helm
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helmSince assuming the helm at Samsung in 1987, Lee has relentlessly pursued growth through exports and foreign investments and partnerships.He feels like the captain of a sleeping ship, alone at the helm, steering his oblivious crew through dangerous seas.To his amazement he saw a foreign sailor at the helm.Lewis Milestone took over the helm, and he too found Brando impossible to direct.Thrusting the helm hard over, he shot clear of the motor yacht's wind-shadow.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhelmhelm /helm/ noun the helm the state of being in charge of a business or other organizationHe has been at the helm of the corporation for 13 years.Wright took the helm at the food retailer last year.
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