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head·ship

 (hĕd′shĭp′)
n.
1. The position or office of a head or leader; primacy or command.
2. Chiefly British The position of a headmaster or headmistress.

headship

(ˈhɛdʃɪp)
n
1. the position or state of being a leader; command; leadership
2. (Education) education Brit the position of head teacher of a school

head•ship

(ˈhɛd ʃɪp)

n.
the position of head or chief.
[1575–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headship - the position of headmaster or headmistress
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
headmastership - the position of headmaster
headmistressship - the position of headmistress
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.headship - the position of head
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

headship

[ˈhedʃɪp] N (gen) → dirección f; [of school] → puesto m de director(a)

headship

[ˈhɛdʃɪp] n [school, college, department] → poste m de directeurhead start head-start n (= advantage) to have a head start (in competition, career)être avantagé(e) dès le départ; (in race)être avantagé(e) dès le départ
to have a head start over sb (in competition, career)avoir une longueur d'avance sur qn
to give sb a head start (in life, career, competition)donner à qn une longueur d'avance
References in classic literature ?
Anne had no Uppercross Hall before her, no landed estate, no headship of a family; and if they could but keep Captain Wentworth from being made a baronet, she would not change situations with Anne.
To break away from the Church, to doubt the headship of the Pope, seemed to him such wickedness that he hated the Reformers and wrote against them.
Dictionary,' in successive enlargements, ultimately, though not until after Johnson's death, became the standard, and it gave him at once the definite headship of English literary life.
Contract notice: The delivery of the national professional qualification for headship (npqh) 2018-2020
The operations were carried out in City, Sadar, Doaba, Thall and Balya Mina areas under the headship of DSP Circle Umar Hayat Khan.
KOHAT -- A high-level meeting under the headship of DC Kohat, Khalid Ilyas
Further differences in housing outcomes included different rates of headship (Painter and Yu 2010), which is the tendency of a person to form a household, a higher propensity to live in overcrowded conditions (Painter and Yu 2008), and residence in higher cost metropolitan areas (Coulson 1999).
In addition to confirming the findings of previous studies, this study concludes that mother's headship results in greater positive influence of her own education and the economic status of the household on child's primary school enrolment.
Constitutional Conventions and the Headship of State: Australian Experience by Donald Markwell (Redland Bay: Connor Court Publishing, 2016) pages 1-226.
The paper goes on to examine the distribution of headship rates across four age groups: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, and 35-44.
PESHAWAR -- A meeting of University of Peshawar (UoP) Advance Study and Research Board was held under the headship of Vice Chancellor Prof.