Leadership vs Learning - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between leadership and learning

is that leadership is the capacity of someone to lead while learning is (uncountable) an act in which something is learned.

As a verb learning is




(en noun)
  • the capacity of someone to lead
  • a group of leaders
  • * {{quote-news, year=2013, date=April 9, author=Andrei Lankov, title=Stay Cool. Call North Korea’s Bluff., work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=People who talk about an imminent possibility of war seldom pose this question: What would North Korea’s leadership get from unleashing a war that they are likely to lose in weeks, if not days?}}
  • (dated) The office or status of a leader.
  • Anagrams

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  • I'm learning to ride a unicycle.


  • (uncountable) An act in which something is learned.
  • Learning to ride a unicycle sounds exciting.
  • (uncountable) Accumulated knowledge.
  • The department head was also a scholar of great learning .
  • (countable) Something that has been learned
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=April 5, author=Stuart Elliott, title=Online Experiment for Print Magazine, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=“We’ll take the learnings and apply them to the rest of our business.” }}

    Usage notes

    Countable sense “thing learned” often used in plural form (m); see for details.

    Derived terms

    * book-learning * higher learning * learning curve * learning disability * learning by doing