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noun headline pronunciation in British English /ˈhedˌlaɪn/ 
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singularheadline
pluralheadlines
  1. 1
    [countable] the title of a newspaper story that is printed in large letters

    The front-page headline read 'Royal Love Scandal'.

  2. 2

    the headlines

    [plural] the most important stories in the news

    Here are the news headlines.

    The fuel crisis continues to dominate the headlines.

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