news

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English newes, newys (new things), equivalent to new (noun) +‎ -s. Compare Saterland Frisian Näis (news), East Frisian näjs ("news"), West Frisian nijs (news), Dutch nieuws (news), German Low German Neeis (new things; news).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: nyo͞oz, no͞oz, IPA(key): /njuːz/, /nuːz/
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  • Homophones: gnus, nus (in some dialects)
  • Rhymes: -uːz
  • Hyphenation: news

Noun[edit]

news (uncountable)

  1. New information of interest.
    • 1598, William Shakespeare, Alls Well that Ends Well, Act II, sc 3:
      Sirrah, your lord and master's married; there's news for you: you have a new mistress.
    Is there any news about the storm?
    That was not much news in the press release.
  2. Information about current events disseminated via media.
    • 1853, Charles Dickens, Bleak House, ch 2:
      The fashionable intelligence says so for the comfort of the Parisians, and it knows all fashionable things.
    Did you hear/read/see the latest news?
    The news is that a new leader will be elected in one month.
  3. (computing, Internet) Posts published on newsgroups

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Verb[edit]

news (third-person singular simple present newses, present participle newsing, simple past and past participle newsed)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To report; to make known.
    • 1874, Robert Cowie, Shetland (page 157)
      This remark was newsed abroad; whereupon the loyal authorities of Lerwick immediately had the revolutionary skipper arrested, on a charge of high treason.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

news m (plural news)

  1. news magazine or programme

Mauritian Creole[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English news.

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Noun[edit]

news

  1. news, information
    Synonyms: nouvel, samachar

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English news.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

news m anim

  1. news (new information of interest)

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Further reading[edit]

  • news in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • news in Polish dictionaries at PWN