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), West Frisian nijs (news), Dutch nieuws (news), German Low German Neeis (new things; news).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

news (uncountable)

  1. New information of interest.
    Is there any news about the storm?
    That was not much news in the press release.
  2. Information about current events disseminated via media.
    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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Noun[edit]

news m (plural news)

  1. news magazine or programme