Commentary: LEADERSHIP[+event][+activity][+guiding][+follower] the activity of leading or guiding others
His leadership inspired the team.
The two presidents had different styles of leadership.
John believes that leadership can be taught. (how to guide others)
He displayed great leadership during the crisis. (he acted with effective guidance)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4
Commentary: LEADERSHIP[+entity][+group][+people][+principal][+organization] the body of people who lead a group
The national leadership adopted his plan.
The congregation will take this issue up with the church leadership.
The election brought a change of leadership to the White House.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: LEADERSHIP[+state][+social][+authoritative][+guidance] the status of a leader
NOTE: describes a status assigned to an individual or group
She assumed leadership of the minority party in congress.
Some members do not want Bob to be given leadership of their union.
He had taken on the leadership of a Fortune 500 company by the time he was thirty-two.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1