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Meaning of “newspaper” in the English Dictionary

"newspaper" in British English

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newspapernoun

uk   /ˈnjuːzˌpeɪ.pər/  us   /ˈnuːzˌpeɪ.pɚ/
A1 [C] a ​regularlyprinteddocument consisting of ​largesheets of ​paper that are ​folded together, or a ​website, ​containingnewsreports, ​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 ​betterwrap that ​mirror up in newspaper before you put it in the ​car.

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(Definition of newspaper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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newspapernoun [C]

 us   /ˈnuzˌpeɪ·pər, nus-/
a ​documentpublishedregularly, consisting of ​newsreports, ​articles, ​photographs, and ​advertisements that are ​printed on ​largesheets of ​paperfolded together
(Definition of newspaper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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newspapernoun [C]

uk   /ˈnjuːsˌpeɪpər/  us   /ˈnuːzˌpeɪpər/ COMMUNICATIONS
a ​document consisting of ​newsreports, ​articles, and photographs that is ​published every day or every week: in a newspaper They took out a ​full-page ad in the newspaper.a daily/weekly/Sunday newspaper He writes a ​column in a Sunday newspaper.a local/national newspaper The story was all over the ​frontpages of the ​national newspapers the next day. a newspaper ​article/​advertisement a newspaper ​company/​publisher/​group
an ​organization that ​creates and ​publishes a newspaper: Half of the ​topmanagers at the newspaper are women.
(Definition of newspaper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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