Definition of spearhead verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

spearhead

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈspɪəhed//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɪrhed//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they spearhead
BrE BrE//ˈspɪəhed//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɪrhed//
 
he / she / it spearheads
BrE BrE//ˈspɪəhedz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɪrhedz//
 
past simple spearheaded
BrE BrE//ˈspɪəhedɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɪrhedɪd//
 
past participle spearheaded
BrE BrE//ˈspɪəhedɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɪrhedɪd//
 
-ing form spearheading
BrE BrE//ˈspɪəhedɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɪrhedɪŋ//
 
 
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spearhead something to begin an activity or lead an attack against somebody/something He is spearheading a campaign for a new stadium in the town.
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