strong-willed

[strawng-wild, strong-]
adjective
1.
having a powerful will; resolute.
2.
stubborn; obstinate.

Origin:
1895–1900

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strong-willed
 
adj
having strength of will

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Example sentences
It is going to take a strong-willed and determined leader to change this
  culture.
There is too much randomness built into the peer review system--which peers
  review it, how strong-willed they are on the panel.
He was reluctant to share power, fearing rather than embracing strong-willed
  colleagues.
Presidents typically say they want to be surrounded by strong-willed people who
  have the courage to disagree with them.
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