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English noun: news

1. news (communication) information about recent and important events


SamplesThey awaited news of the outcome.


Synonymsintelligence, tidings, word


Broader (hypernym)info, information


Narrower (hyponym)good word, latest, update

2. news (communication) information reported in a newspaper or news magazine


SamplesThe news of my death was greatly exaggerated.


Broader (hypernym)info, information


Narrower (hyponym)account, business news, coverage, hard news, news report, newscast, report, reportage, reporting, soft news, stop press, story, write up

3. news (communication) a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary


SamplesWe watch the 7 o'clock news every night.


Synonymsnews program, news show


Broader (hypernym)broadcast, program, programme


Narrower (hyponym)television news

4. news (communication) informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone


SamplesIt was news to me.


Broader (hypernym)info, information

5. news (attribute) the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins


SamplesThe judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial.
He is no longer news in the fashion world.


Synonymsnewsworthiness


Broader (hypernym)interest, interestingness









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