In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of group, movement, political party) líder masculino(of group, movement, political party) dirigente masculino(of expedition) jefe masculino(of expedition) jefa femenino(of gang) cabecilla masculino(of gang) jefe masculino(of gang) jefa femeninothe leaders of the demo were … — la manifestación iba encabezada por …
- the country's political and spiritual leaders — las autoridades políticas y religiosas del país
- the union leaders — los dirigentes del sindicato
- the leaders of the rebellion — los cabecillas de la rebelión
- (in UK) the Leader of the Opposition — el líder de la oposición
- the party lacks a strong leader — el partido carece de un líder fuerte
- leader for the defence — abogada principal de la defensa
- leader of the pack — (person) cabecilla de la banda
- leader of the orchestra — (conductor) directora (de orquesta)
1.2(in race, competition) primero masculino(in race, competition) primera femenino(in league) líder masculino(in league) puntero masculinoshe couldn't keep up with the leaders — no podía mantenerse al ritmo de los que iban en cabeza
- the Nationals are the leaders — los Nacionales van a la cabeza / en cabeza
- a leader of fashion — un árbitro de la moda
- this product is the world/market leader — este producto es el líder mundial/del mercado
2BritanicoPeriodismoeditorial masculinobefore noun leader writer — editorialista femenino
- Last Saturday, the newspaper's leader column also reported on a distinctly alarming trend.
- Newspapers have leaders or editorials or whatever they call them where you live, but not poetry.
- There is also a more limited defence of fair comment in relation primarily to the leader columns in the two issues of the newspaper.
- In leaders and news reports, the paper's editors and reporters ignore the unsustainable nature of endless economic growth on a finite planet.
- I object strongly to my local paper having leaders which place them with the tabloid press.
- Nobody tells journalists not to write articles and leaders condemning this insane corporate stoking of the fires of climate change.
- Legislation has too often been cynically reactive to the leader columns of the tabloid newspapers.
- What the big media needs is a cut in columnists and leaders, and a lot more of the reporting that can only be done while wearing clothes.
- Today the Guardian newspaper even featured blogging in its editorial leader column.
3(on tape, film)porción en blanco
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