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"masthead" in British English

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mastheadnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɑːst.hed/  us   /ˈmæst.hed/
  • masthead noun [C] (ON NEWSPAPER)

the ​title of a ​newspaper or ​magazine that is ​printed at the ​top of the ​frontpage
US a ​list of the ​names of the most ​importantpeopleinvolved in ​producing and writing for a ​magazine or ​newspaper: Hirth, ​listed on the masthead as ​publisher, ​wrote several ​articles in each ​issue.
  • masthead noun [C] (ON SHIP)

the ​toppart of a ship's mast
(Definition of masthead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"masthead" in American English

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mastheadnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæstˌhed/
a ​list of the ​names of the most ​importantpeopleinvolved in ​producing and writing for a ​magazine or ​newspaper: Hirth, ​listed on the masthead as ​publisher, ​wrote several ​articles in each ​issue.
(Definition of masthead from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"masthead" in Business English

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mastheadnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɑːsthed/  us   /ˈmæstˌhed/
COMMUNICATIONS the ​title and ​information that are ​printed at the ​top of a newspaper's or magazine's ​frontpage: The masthead of ​issue 1 gives the ​coverprice as $1.50.
INTERNET the ​name of a ​person, ​company, or ​organization that is ​displayed on the ​page of a ​website: We have redesigned our masthead for our ​website.
MARKETING the ​name and ​information that is ​printed at the ​top of a company's or organization's ​officialletters, etc.: Although ​officially he is no ​longerworking as a ​lawyer, the ​lawfirm still uses ​stationery with his ​name on the masthead.
(Definition of masthead from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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