1(noun) The capacity or power to convince others to act.

Example: A charismatic leader charms followers into action.

2. (noun) The person or group designated to lead.

Example: Captains on a football team or administrators in a bureaucracy.

3. (noun) The period of time a person or groups leads.

Example: The reign of a chief or king.

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