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noun uk   /ˈnjuːzˌpeɪ.pər/  us   /ˈnuːzˌpeɪ.pɚ/
A1 [C] a regularly printed document consisting of large sheets of paper that are folded together, or a website, containing news reports, articles, photographs, and advertisements: Do you read a newspaper regularly? a daily/Sunday newspaper [C] an organization that publishes a newspaper: He wants to work for a newspaper when he graduates.A2 [U] old newspapers: You'd better wrap that mirror up in newspaper before you put it in the car.
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