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Meaning of “news” - Learner’s Dictionary

news

noun [U]     /njuːz/
the news B1 the announcement of important events on television, radio, and in newspapers: the local/national news to watch the 6 o'clock news Did you see that report about child labour on the news last night? a news bulletin/report Information and messagesThe press and news reportingProgrammes and other broadcasts
A2 new information: Have you had any news about your job yet? I've got some good news for you. Any news from John?Information and messages
be news to sb informal to be a surprise to someone: He's leaving? Well that's certainly news to me.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
Translations of “news”
in Korean 소식, 뉴스…
in Arabic خَبَر…
in Portuguese notícias, novidades…
in Catalan notícies…
in Japanese 近況, 知らせ…
in Italian notizie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消息, 新聞…
in Russian новость, сообщение…
in Turkish haber…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消息, 新闻…
in Polish wiadomości…
(Definition of news from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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