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"media" in British English

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medianoun

uk   /ˈmiː.di.ə/  us   /ˈmiː.di.ə/
  • media noun (NEWSPAPERS)

the media B2 [S, + sing/pl verb]

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the internet, newspapers, magazines, television, etc., considered as a group: the local/national media media attention/coverage/hype/reports The issue has been much discussed in the media.
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  • media noun (MEDIUM)

plural of medium noun

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Media in general
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(Definition of media from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"media" in American English

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mediaplural noun

 us   /ˈmid·i·ə/
  • media plural noun (NEWSPAPERS)

newspapers, magazines, television, and radio, considered as a group: the news media There was a tremendous amount of media coverage of the funeral of Princess Diana.

media

 us   /ˈmid·i·ə/
  • media (MEDIUM)

pl of medium
(Definition of media from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"media" in Business English

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medianoun

uk   us   /ˈmiːdiə/ COMMUNICATIONS
the media
[U + singular or plural verb] newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and the internet considered as a group: The issue has been much discussed in the media.the local/national media I think we have been unfairly targeted by the national media.broadcasting/digital/print media Individual print media organizations have the power to decide which advertisements they want to carry.media attention/coverage/hype The scandal received much media attention. a media group/company/empire
plural of medium noun
(Definition of media from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “media”
in Spanish medios de comunicación, materiales…
in Vietnamese phương tiện truyền thông đại chúng, môi trường…
in Malaysian media…
in Thai สื่อมวลชน, สื่อ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 报纸…
in Indonesian media…
in Chinese (Traditional) 報紙…
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“media” in British English

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