Definition of front-page in English:

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1Appearing on the first page of a newspaper or similar publication and containing important or remarkable news: they ran a front-page story headlined “White-Collar Chic.”
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  • Just days after being installed, the state-owned Daily News carried a front-page story highlighting the president's directive to take ‘urgent actions to uplift estate workers’.
  • When he returned the local newspaper had a front-page story which made him cringe.
  • Across Australia, his passing provoked front-page headlines in newspapers and pages of coverage.
1.1Worthy of being printed on the first page of a newspaper, etc. dishonest research has become front-page news
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  • And with war in Iraq and the economy topping the list of election concerns, energy and the environment aren't exactly front-page political news.
  • This is front-page, over-the-fold news in Worcester (subscription required).


[with object]
Print (a story) on the first page of a newspaper, etc. the paper had front-paged a 1988 discovery at one of his nearby digs
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  • They decided to front-page it six days before the caucuses.
  • Whatever possessed him to front-page an article of rumors and uncertainties?
  • The next day, the Washington Post front-paged a decent story that described ‘the largest show of antiwar sentiment in the nation's capital since the conflict in Iraq began.’

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