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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mention at the beginning of a news article giving the time and place of origin of the news dispatch; An imaginary path on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian v. - Mark with a time and place.

Usage examples (37)
  • dateline a newspaper article
  • Verb (used with object) : He datelines his reports Damascus
  • The dateline is the Supreme Court made that decision on June 25th.
  • Maybe I shouldn't have started this post with the word "dateline" ... for more
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