leading article

noun

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British
: an essay in a newspaper or magazine that gives the opinions of its editors or publishers

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“Leading article.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leading%20article. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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