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Definition of headline verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    headline

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈhedlaɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedlaɪn//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they headline
    BrE BrE//ˈhedlaɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedlaɪn//
     
    he / she / it headlines
    BrE BrE//ˈhedlaɪnz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedlaɪnz//
     
    past simple headlined
    BrE BrE//ˈhedlaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedlaɪnd//
     
    past participle headlined
    BrE BrE//ˈhedlaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedlaɪnd//
     
    -ing form headlining
    BrE BrE//ˈhedlaɪnɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedlaɪnɪŋ//
     
    Live music
     
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  1. 1[transitive, usually passive] headline something + noun to give a story or article a particular headline The story was headlined ‘Back to the future’.
  2. 2[transitive, intransitive] headline (something) to be the main performer in a concert or show The concert is to be headlined by Steve Earle. See related entries: Live music
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