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füh·reralso fueh·rer (fyo͝or′ər)
A leader, especially one exercising the powers of a tyrant.
[German, from Middle High German vüerer, from vüeren, to lead, from Old High German fuoren; see per- in Indo-European roots.]
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Führer(ˈfyːrər; English ˈfjʊərə) or
a leader: applied esp to Adolf Hitler (der Führer) while he was Chancellor
[German, from führen to lead]
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or Fueh•rer(ˈfü rər: Eng. ˈfyʊər ər)
2. der Führer (de r), the leader: title of Adolf Hitler.
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A German word for leader, often used to mean a tyrant.
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