news


news
newsless, adj.newslessness, n.
/noohz, nyoohz/, n. (usually used with a sing. v.)
1. a report of a recent event; intelligence; information: His family has had no news of his whereabouts for months.
2. the presentation of a report on recent or new events in a newspaper or other periodical or on radio or television.
3. such reports taken collectively; information reported: There's good news tonight.
4. a person, thing, or event considered as a choice subject for journalistic treatment; newsworthy material. Cf. copy (def. 5).
5. newspaper.
6. newscast.
[1425-75; late ME newis, pl. of newe new thing, novelty (see NEW); on the model of MF noveles (pl. of novele), or ML nova (pl. of novum); see NOVEL2]

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