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Noun: leadership  'lee-du(r),ship
  1. The activity of leading
    "his leadership inspired the team";
    - leading
  2. The body of people who lead a group
    "the national leadership adopted his plan";
    - leaders
  3. The status of a leader
    "they challenged his leadership of the union"
  4. The ability to lead
    "he believed that leadership can be taught"

Derived forms: leaderships

Type of: ability, activity, body, position, power, status

Encyclopedia: Leadership