leading article

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leading article

[lee-ding]
noun Journalism.
1.
Also called leader. the most important or prominent news story in a newspaper.
2.
British, leader ( def 5b ).

Origin:
1800–10

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leading article (ˈliːdɪŋ)
 
n
1.  another term for leader
2.  chiefly (US) the article given most prominence in a magazine or newspaper

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