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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 from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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