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English definition of “headline”

headline

noun
 
 
/ˈhedlaɪn/
B1 [C] the title of a newspaper story that is printed in large letters above it: a front-page headline Headlines and features in newspapers and magazines
the headlines B2 the main stories in newspapers, on television, etc: The story hit the headlines the very next day.Headlines and features in newspapers and magazines
(Definition of headline from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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