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Definition of front page in English:


The first page of a newspaper, containing the most important or remarkable news of the day: [as modifier]: the story is still front-page news
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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.


hold the front page
chiefly ironic
Used to draw attention to an important or noteworthy fact or occurrence: Pop star tries new look. Blimey, hold the front page
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  • A newspaper finds a positive trend… … hold the front page.
  • Oh my god, sex has something to do with social relations, hold the front page.
  • Hold the front page: our heroes remain mislaid.
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