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"journalist" in British English

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journalistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɜː.nə.lɪst/  us   /ˈdʒɝː-/
B1 a ​person who writes ​newsstories or ​articles for a ​newspaper or ​magazine or ​broadcasts them on ​radio or ​television: a ​freelancepolitical journalist

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journalistic
adjective uk   /ˌdʒɜː.nəˈlɪs.tɪk/  us   /ˌdʒɝː-/
the ​decline of journalistic standards
(Definition of journalist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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journalistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒɜr·nəl·əst/
someone who ​collects and writes ​newsstories and ​articles for ​newspapers, ​magazines, ​radio, and ​television: a ​freelance journalist a TV journalist a Mexican journalist
(Definition of journalist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “journalist”
in Arabic صَحَفي…
in Korean 저널리스트…
in Portuguese jornalista…
in Catalan periodista…
in Japanese 報道関係者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 新闻记者, 报纸撰稿人, 广播员…
in Turkish gazeteci…
in Russian журналист…
in Chinese (Traditional) 新聞記者, 報紙撰稿人, 廣播員…
in Italian giornalista…
in Polish dziennika-rz/rka…
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