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Pronunciation: /ˈhedlaɪn/

Translation of headline in Spanish:


  • titular (masculine) to hit the headlines aparecer* en primera plana to make headlines ser* noticia the (news) headlines el resumen informativo or de noticias (before noun/delante del nombre) headline news noticia (feminine) de primera plana
    Example sentences
    • Which was presumably why the theft of a couple of plants from a south of England nursery made the headlines in every news broadcast throughout the day.
    • Not a single day passes without the word appearing in the headlines of newspapers.
    • Virtually all of the headlines and news stories mentioned the one phrase that captured the essence of the findings.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [report/article] titular 1.2 [riot/crash] destacar* 1.3 (top bill) the show headlined Judy Garland Judy Garland encabezaba el reparto del espectáculo

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