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thought leader

[ thawt-lee-der ]
/ ˈθɔt ˌli dər /
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noun
a person or organization that is a recognized authority in a particular field and whose innovative ideas influence and guide others:He is a thought leader in education reform and his insights represent the latest thinking on the topic.
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Origin of thought leader

First recorded in 1885–90

OTHER WORDS FROM thought leader

thought lead·er·ship, noun
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