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leader

noun administrator, antecedent, captain, chairman, chief, commander, controller, demagogue, employer, forerunner, manager, mastermind, official, overseer, pathfinder, pioneer, precursor, predecessor, protagonist, ruler, shepherd, supervisor
See also: administrator, chairman, chief, demagogue, director, employer, forerunner, mastermind, official, patron, pioneer, protagonist, superintendent

leader

the senior barrister, usually a Queen's Counsel, in charge of the conduct of a case.
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