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Noun Concept
Categories: Literature, Journalism terminology, Copy editing, Writing
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lead  lede  lead-in  lead paragraph  lide
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The introductory section of a story WordNet 3.0
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, essay, book chapter, or other written work that summarizes its main ideas. Wikipedia
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