news agency

noun

: an organization that supplies news to subscribing newspapers, periodicals, and newscasters

Examples of news agency in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to Russian news agency Tass, Putin said in his talks with Xi that the cooperation between Russia and China is not directed against a particular country. Stephanie Yang, Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2024 Two crossing points vital for delivery of aid to Gaza were still closed on Saturday: the Palestinian WAFA news agency said the Rafah crossing was closed for a fifth day, while another crossing, Kerem Shalom, has been shut for around a week. Nidal Al-Mughrabi and Maytaal Angel, USA TODAY, 11 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for news agency 

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of news agency was in 1873

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“News agency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/news%20agency. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

news agency

noun
: an organization that supplies news to subscribing newspapers, magazines, and newscasters

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