leading article


leading article
leading ar|ti|cle [ˌli:dıŋ ˈa:tıkəl US -ˈa:r-] n
BrE a piece of writing in a newspaper giving the paper's opinion on a subject

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  • leading article — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a newspaper article giving the editorial opinion …   English terms dictionary

  • leading article — [lēd′iŋ] n. the principal article or, esp. in England, editorial in a newspaper …   English World dictionary

  • leading article — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms leading article : singular leading article plural leading articles British a leader in a newspaper …   English dictionary

  • leading article — font page article, lead story (in a newspaper) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leading article — noun Brit. a newspaper article giving the editorial opinion …   English new terms dictionary

  • leading article — /lidɪŋ ˈatɪkəl/ (say leeding ahtikuhl) noun a principal editorial article in a newspaper; a leader …   Australian English dictionary

  • leading article — ˈlē noun 1. chiefly Britain : editorial compare leader 1f 2. : the article given the most significant position or most prominent display in a periodical …   Useful english dictionary

  • leading article — /lee ding/, Journalism. 1. Also called leader. the most important or prominent news story in a newspaper. 2. Brit. leader (def. 5b). [1800 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • leading article — noun (C) BrE a piece of writing in a newspaper giving the paper s opinion on a subject; editorial …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English