[ lee-ding ]
/ ˈli dɪŋ /
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Origin of leading article
First recorded in 1800–10
Words nearby leading article
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Example sentences from the Web for leading article
Do the leading-article writers of the Times rather care for the effect which is produced by their anonymity?Saunterings in and about London|Max Schlesinger
Well, Dr. Shrapnel is another, who writes in his own style, not the leading-article style or modern pulpit stuff.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for leading article
/ (ˈliːdɪŋ) /
another term for leader (def. 6)
mainly US the article given most prominence in a magazine or newspaper
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