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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.


Broader (hypernym)interest, interestingness

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