news·​let·​ter | \ˈnüz-ˌle-tər, ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newsletter 

: a small publication (such as a leaflet or newspaper) containing news of interest chiefly to a special group

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Get our daily newsletter Banknotes, like other necessities, are mostly imported. The Economist, "Venezuelan cash is almost worthless, but also scarce," 12 July 2018 Pick up the July edition of the Senior Center newsletter, Bridges, for all of the details. Courant Community, "Community News For The East Hartford Edition," 10 July 2018 Luckily, there are a few voices in this month’s books newsletter who point out the upsides of being alone. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "This Month in Books: ‘What Used To Be Me Before the World Buried It’," 10 July 2018 Check back here for updates tonight or get the news in our Evening Brief newsletter. Morning Brief, The Seattle Times, "A station could be making firefighters sick, Sue Bird makes history and more rescues from the Thai cave | Monday Morning Brief, July 9," 9 July 2018 But surely anyone hip enough to subscribe to this newsletter (or read this website version) doesn’t feel that way. Jonathan Jones,, "Cam, AB and Opponents Who Team Up for Summer Workouts," 13 July 2018 Get our daily newsletter Creator’s burger bot is a trolley-sized unit that has a footprint of two square metres. The Economist, "The rise of the robochef," 12 July 2018 Editor's note: Welcome to the Weekend Read, a new weekly newsletter from SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Dan Greene,, "Weekend Read: The Pressure Facing Trae Young, Lee Jenkins on Covering Kevin Durant, and More," 22 June 2018 Whether through websites, newsletters, apps or social media, millions of readers like Ms. Rau are organizing online to discuss and analyze best-selling texts. Haley Velasco, WSJ, "Too Busy for a Book Club? Join an Online Version," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of newsletter

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of newsletter was in 1903

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English Language Learners Definition of newsletter

: a short written report that tells about the recent activities of an organization and that is sent to members of the organization

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