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leading article

[lee-ding] /ˈli dɪŋ/
noun, Journalism.
1.
Also called leader. the most important or prominent news story in a newspaper.
2.
British, leader (def 5b).
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10
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British Dictionary definitions for leading article

leading article

/ˈliːdɪŋ/
noun (journalism)
1.
another term for leader (sense 6)
2.
(mainly US) the article given most prominence in a magazine or newspaper
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