Meaning of “news” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /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

A2 new information:

Have you had any news about your job yet?
I've got some good news for you.
Any news from John?
be news to sb informal

to be a surprise to someone:

He's leaving? Well that's certainly news to me.

(Definition of “news” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)