lead‧er‧ship S3 W2
1 [uncountable and countable]
the position of being the leader of a group, organization, country etc
the leadership of the Conservative party
under somebody's leadership
Our prospects of winning an election will be better under his leadership.
The US must now take a firm leadership role.
the Conservative leadership contest
The next leadership election is due in November.
the quality of being good at leading a group, organization, country etc:
She has great faith in her own leadership qualities.
someone with vision and leadership
3 [countable also + plural verb] British English
all the people who lead a group, organization, country etc:
the country's military leadership
The party leadership are in agreement.
the position of being in front of others in an activity or competition:
Leadership in science is important to our nation.