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English definition of “headline”

headline

verb [T + obj + noun ]     /ˈhed.laɪn/
to have something as a headline or as the main story : The story was headlined ' Killer dogs on the loose '.Headlines and features in newspapers and magazinesBroadcasting in general to be the main performer at an entertainment event : The band's headlining appearance at the Reading Festival could be their last.Actors and performers
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