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news

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noun plural but singular in construction, often attributive \ˈnüz, ˈnyüz\

Simple Definition of news

  • : new information or a report about something that has happened recently

  • : information that is reported in a newspaper, magazine, television news program, etc.

  • : someone or something that is exciting and in the news

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of news

  1. 1 a :  a report of recent events b :  previously unknown information <I've got news for you> c :  something having a specified influence or effect <the rain was good news for lawns and gardens — Garrison Keillor> <the virus was bad news>

  2. 2 a :  material reported in a newspaper or news periodical or on a newscast b :  matter that is newsworthy

  3. 3 :  newscast

newsless play \-ləs\ adjective

15th Century

First Known Use of news

15th century



NEWS Defined for Kids

news

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noun \ˈnüz, ˈnyüz\

Definition of news for Students

  1. 1 :  a report of recent events or unknown information <I have good news! We won!>

  2. 2 :  information or recent events reported in a newspaper or magazine or on a broadcast

  3. 3 :  a broadcast of information on recent events <We saw pictures of a flood on the evening news.>

  4. 4 :  an event that is interesting enough to be reported





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