news

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

Definition of news

  1. 1a :  a report of recent events gave her the good newsb :  previously unknown information I've got news for youc :  something having a specified influence or effect the rain was good news for lawns and gardens — Garrison Keillor the virus was bad news

  2. 2a :  material reported in a newspaper or news periodical or on a newscast listened to the news on the radiob :  matter that is newsworthy The layoffs were big news in this part of the state.

  3. 3 :  newscast We saw it on the evening news.

newsless

play \ˈnüz-ləs, ˈnyüz-\ adjective

First Known Use of news

15th century


NEWS Defined for English Language Learners

news

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noun

Definition of news for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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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