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Meaning of “heading” in the English Dictionary

"heading" in British English

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headingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhed.ɪŋ/
C1 words written or ​printed at the ​top of a ​text as a ​title

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  • Centre all the headings in this ​document.
  • Use ​boldtype for ​your headings.
  • If you don't put a heading at the ​top of ​yourwork, no one will ​know what it is.
  • All the other ​jobs can go under the heading 'Miscellaneous' on ​yourlist.
  • On ​page 31, under the heading 'Homophones - words that ​sound the same', you'll ​find some ​examples of this.
(Definition of heading from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"heading" in American English

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headingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhed·ɪŋ/
a word or words put at the ​top of a ​page or ​section of ​text as a ​title: He ​looked at the ​listings under the heading, "Help ​wanted," hoping to ​find a ​job.
(Definition of heading from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"heading" in Business English

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headingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhedɪŋ/
a ​titleprinted at the ​top of a ​page or ​section of a ​document: Every day the Daily Telegraph ​listseligibleunittrusts under the heading 'Authorised ​unittrustprices'.
the ​subject of something being discussed, considered, or ​studied: under the heading of sth The ​studyfocused on a ​range of ​services that go under the heading of ​long-termcare, from nursing-home ​services to ​homehealthassistance.
(Definition of heading from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heading”
in Arabic تَرْويسة…
in Korean 제목…
in Portuguese cabeçalho, título…
in Catalan encapçalament, títol…
in Japanese 見出し, 表題…
in Chinese (Simplified) 标题…
in Turkish başlık…
in Russian заглавие, заголовок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 標題…
in Italian titolo…
in Polish nagłówek…
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