Translation of ringleader in Spanish:

ringleader

cabecilla, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɪŋˌlidər//ˈrɪŋliːdə/

noun

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    cabecilla masculine
    • Though the others may have been part of this plot, she is clearly the ringleader.
    • The alleged ringleader of a gang of Internet copyright pirates was back in jail last night after US authorities won the latest round in their battle to extradite him from Australia on multi-million dollar software piracy charges.
    • Australian police have charged the alleged ringleader of a massive advance fee fraud network with offences which they claim were committed since he was held on remand in October last year.
    • Thereafter only mopping-up operations remained in Spain; a mutiny in his army was quelled, and the ringleaders executed.
    • The ringleaders of the Council were rounded up in a joint effort between the French government and the British Royal Navy.
    • The ringleaders remain at large, and their exact motives remain unclear.
    • The ringleader was sentenced to eight years in prison.
    • Police raided the ringleader's business and confiscated 35 stolen laptops and 20 PDAs.
    • The ringleaders, who have already been through an eight and a half month trial, now face further court action to confiscate some of the millions that they are believed to have made.
    • The ringleader is a former armed robber originally from the North and has served two prison sentences.
    • They arrested one or two of the ringleaders, but no one wanted to give evidence and they were released on bail.
    • Yesterday an American man admitted to being the ringleader in a $2 million counterfeiting ring - he faces a maximum of seven years in jail when sentenced on January 31.
    • Twenty-five prisoners, thought to be the ringleaders of a hunger strike caused by appalling food, were confined to a punitive boiler room whose temperature could go up to 200 degrees.
    • And the music industry is about to crack down on the biggest file-sharing ringleaders.