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top billing

1. On a theatrical poster or playbill, the place at the top where a star's name is listed. I know you're disappointed, but Anita is a bigger star than you, so she gets top billing.
2. By extension, a position of prominence or recognition. You did the most work on this report, so you should get top billing on the cover.
See also: billing, top
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Latin bandleaders who get top billing receive "top dollar.
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