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noun headline pronunciation in British English /ˈhedˌlaɪn/
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  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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