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Daily Word (1 December 2014)

Leadership


| ˈliːdəʃɪp |

Definition

  • noun [mass noun]
    • the action of leading a group of people or an organization, or the ability to do such
      • the state or position of being a leader
      • [may be sing. or pl.] the leaders of an organization, country, etc.

Etymology

Lead (Old English lǣdan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch leiden and German leiten, related to English load and lode) + -er (a person or thing that performs a specified action/s, from Old English -ere, of Germanic origin) + -ship (denoting a quality, skill, or status, from Old English -scipe and scype, of Germanic origin).

In Other Languages

  • Bahasa Indonesia: kepemimpinan
  • بهاس ملايو:
    • كڤيمڤينن (kepimpinan)
  • Cebuano: pagpangulo
  • Deutsch: die Führung, die Leitung, die Regeirung
  • Español: el liderazgo, la dirección
  • Filipino: pamumunopangunguna
  • Français: le leadership, la direction
  • 한국어: 지도 (jido)
  • Italiano: la direzione
  • ភាសាខ្មែរ: ភាពជាអ្នកដឹកនាំ (pheap chea anakdoeknoam)
  • Latino: ductusmoderamen
  • မြန်မာဘာသာ: ခေါင်းဆောင်မှု
  • 日本語: 指導 (しどう), 先導 (せんどう)
  • ພາສາລາວ: ຄວາມເປັນຜູ້ນໍາ (khuaam penphunoa)
  • ภาษาไทย: ความเป็นผู้นำ (khwām pĕn p̄hū̂nả)
  • தமிழ்: தலைமை (talaimai)
  • Tiếng Việt: lãnh đạo
  • 中文: 領導 (lǐngdǎo)

 

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