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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.
This was not a question in which Mowgli concerned himself, for, as he said, he had eaten sour fruit, and he knew the tree it hung from; but when Phao, son of Phaona (his father was the Gray Tracker in the days of Akela's headship), fought his way to the leadership of the Pack, according to the Jungle Law, and the old calls and songs began to ring under the stars once more, Mowgli came to the Council Rock for memory's sake.
'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.
The CS appreciated the efforts of NAB under the headship of Chairman NAB.
Participants included probationary teachers as well as those undertaking further studies at Masters Level and those who have completed the Introduction to School Leadership, Into Headship and Excellence in Headship programmes.
Senator Danjuma Goje has withdrawn his interest in the contest for Senate presidency, now supporting the ambition of Senator Ahmed Lawan for the headship of the ninth Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
'Unfortunately the opposition is creating issue on those committees' chairmanship that come on part of the treasury while the opposition has already secured headship of five to six committees.
Marvi Maitlo and technical Staff of the University under the headship of Dr.
class="MsoNormalAdded to this, the appointment to the headship position and posting to schools has not always been transparent.
An important party meeting was held under the headship of vice President Jamil Ahmed for a successful gathering scheduled on November 18.
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