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Noun Concept
Categories: Writing, Journalism terminology, Copy editing, Literature
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lead  lead-in  lede  lead paragraph  lide
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The introductory section of a story WordNet 3.0
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news
journalism
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The introductory section of a story WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A lead paragraph is the opening paragraph of an article, book chapter, or other written work that summarizes its main ideas. Wikipedia
The opening paragraph of an article Wikipedia Disambiguation
Introductory summary part of a text such as a news article Wikidata
A teaser; a lead-in; the start of a newspaper column, telling who, what, when, where, why and how. (Sometimes spelled as lede for this usage to avoid ambiguity.). Wiktionary
The introductory paragraph(s) of a newspaper or other news article. Wiktionary
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It was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet