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English definition of “news”

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
(Definition of news noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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