Definition of leading article in English:

leading article

Line breaks: lead|ing art|icle

noun

British
A newspaper article giving the editorial opinion: your leading article is the most vitriolic piece of anti-trade union bigotry I have read
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  • 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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