The lead role is one in the forefront, and is the primary influence in the work. The term "lead role" is typically used in theater or music. The lead role is often supported by a supporting role.

An example of a lead role in theater might be Sherlock Holmes in the Sherlock Holmes series. An example of a lead role in music might be the comparison between first violins and second violins.

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