Meaning of “newsreel” in the English Dictionary

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"newsreel" in British English

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newsreelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnjuːz.riːl/ us /ˈnuːz.riːl/

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.

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