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“masthead” in British English

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mastheadnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɑːst.hed/ us /ˈmæst.hed/

(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 important people involved 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 front page:

The masthead of issue 1 gives the cover price 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 official letters, etc.:

Although officially he is no longer working as a lawyer, the law firm still uses stationery with his name on the masthead.

(Definition of “masthead” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)