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newscast

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noun news·cast \-ˌkast\

Simple Definition of newscast

  • : a radio or television program that reports the news

Full Definition of newscast

  1. :  a radio or television broadcast of news

news·cast·er play \-ˌkas-tər\ noun

Origin of newscast

news + broadcast


First Known Use: circa 1939


NEWSCAST Defined for Kids

newscast

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noun news·cast \ˈnüz-ˌkast, ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newscast

  1. :  a radio or television broadcast of information on recent events





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