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news

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noun plural but singular in construction \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

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

news·less play \-ləs\ adjective

15th Century

First Known Use of news

15th century




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