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English definition of “newsreel”


noun [C]     /ˈnjuːz.riːl/ US  /ˈnuːz-/
a short film that consists of news reports , usually one that was made in the past for showing in a cinema : The movie contains some recently discovered newsreel footage of the war .Types of film and cinema ratings
(Definition of newsreel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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