General English


  • noun an official announcement in a newspaper showing that a major loan or a bond issue has been subscribed, giving details of the banks which have underwritten it


  • noun a large advertisement placed in a newspaper or periodical for a legal reason, such as to announce a will or to give the terms of a government loan
  • noun a page layout flaw in which two columns in a multicolumn layout each have subheadings positioned at the same level, confusing the eye