Definition of leading article in English:

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leading article

Pronunciation: /ˌlēdiNG ˈärdəkəl/

noun

British
The chief editorial or article in a newspaper.
Example sentences
  • Just two newspapers carried leading articles about the figures.
  • According to a leading article in one newspaper this week, the next fad could be ‘slow-baking, hand-kneading the old-fashioned way’.
  • There was a leading article in a newspaper some time ago describing the plight of many Irish people who went to work in Britain in the fifties.
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