news·​wire ˈnüz-ˌwī(-ə)r How to pronounce newswire (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The country’s army will increase to 1.5 million military personnel between 2023 and 2026—compared with its current level of 1.15 million and one million at the start of 2022, Mr. Shoigu said, according to state newswire TASS. Matthew Luxmoore, WSJ, 17 Jan. 2023 Economists had projected that the report would show 205,000 jobs added in October and that unemployment would be unchanged according to the Dow Jones newswire. Lauren Kaori Gurley, Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2022 Later Friday, Russian state newswire RIA Novosti reported that a bus carrying 12 civilians, including four children, had left the Azovstal plant. James Marson, WSJ, 6 May 2022 Moscow wasn’t opposed to Western mediation in the negotiations with Ukraine, but Russia has clear red lines, Mr. Lavrov said, according to state newswire TASS. Isabel Coles, WSJ, 23 Mar. 2022 Stacker, a newswire, hired Twitter’s Miriam Daub as director of business operations. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 25 Apr. 2022 Russian sports minister Oleg Matytsin told state newswire TASS the country would take legal action in response. Christian Richey, WSJ, 3 Mar. 2022 Or, at least, that part of its name implying the firehose of information obtained from something like a newswire. Andy Meek, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2022 Each is a silo, a dedicated newswire not meant for commenting or sharing. Gal Beckerman, The Atlantic, 15 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of newswire was in 1972

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“Newswire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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