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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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The amendments will come into effect in this sitting and one of the new things we agreed is the Leader of the House Question Time.
The Leader of the House said for ensuring women empowerment, a female speaker has been appointed for the first time in the Jatiya Sangsad.
New Leader of the House will be elected under the Article 4 (130) in the upcoming session.
Speaking yesterday at the start of Commons Business questions, when Mr Mitchell was absent from the chamber, Ms Eagle said: "As the Leader of the House has already announced, next week there'll be an Opposition day debate on the police.
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In the light of the recent announcement of cuts to regional development agencies, and the concern that that is causing throughout the region, will the Leader of the House make time for a debate on that extremely important issue?
Mr Duncan, the shadow leader of the House, swiftly issued a statement insisting his remarks had been made in jest.
A SOUTH Wales MP has been given a strategic role at the heart of Westminster as deputy leader of the House of Commons.
Back row left to right: Children's Minister Beverley Hughes, Minister for Housing Yvette Cooper, Lords Chief Whip and Captain of the Gentlemen at Arms Lord Grocott, Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills John Denham, Leader of the House of Lords (and Lord President of the Council) Baroness Ashton of Upholland.
A strong defense: As a key leader of the House Armed Services Committee, Larry McDonald spearheaded campaigns for vitally needed weapons systems and exposed the Soviet KGB hand behind disarmament schemes such as the nuclear freeze movement, the SALT treaties, and other efforts that would have made the U.
The changes, put forward by Leader of the House Robin Cook, will see their working day start at 11.