the leader of the free world

the leader of the free world

1. The United States of America, especially in relation to international politics. Sometimes capitalized. Ever since the Cold War, America has prided itself on being known as the Leader of the Free World. Some people feel that our country has a responsibility, as the leader of the free world, to help shape the way countries across the globe do business.
2. By extension, the President of the United States of America. Sometimes capitalized. Since he was a young boy, Gerald had dreamed of someday becoming the leader of the free world.
See also: free, leader, of, world
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With the United States becoming more right with the rise of Trump, leafing contemporary figures now argue that Germany with Merkel's moral leadership is now the leader of the Free world.
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This is the leader of the free world speaking like this.
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We can never allow this kind of language or conduct to be considered normal or acceptable for the leader of the free world.
There's no rule that says the leader of the free world has to be a nice person.
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Wyden introduced the Presidential Tax Transparency Act in late May, stating then that "since the days of Watergate, the American people have had an expectation that nominees to be the leader of the free world not hide their finances and personal tax returns.
Such a careless individual should not be allowed to become the leader of the free world.
The president is supposed to be the leader of the free world.
He's unimpressed, but he's hardly going to take it up with the leader of the free world.