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).


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  • 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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