noun \ˈb-lə-tən also ˈbə-\

: a quick announcement from an official source about an important piece of news

: a short piece of writing that an organization publishes to give news about itself

Full Definition of BULLETIN

:  a brief public notice issuing usually from an authoritative source; specifically :  a brief news item intended for immediate publication or broadcast
:  periodical; especially :  the organ of an institution or association

Examples of BULLETIN

  1. The television program was interrupted for a news bulletin.
  2. <picks up a church bulletin every Sunday after Mass>

Origin of BULLETIN

French, from Middle French, from bullette seal, notice, diminutive of bulle seal, from Medieval Latin bulla
First Known Use: 1765

Other Broadcasting Terms

continuity, dissolve, fade, feed, remote, residual, spike, wipe


transitive verb

Definition of BULLETIN

:  to make public by bulletin

First Known Use of BULLETIN



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