• enPR nyo͞oz, IPA: /njuːz/, /nuːz/

news (uncountable)

  1. New information of interest.
    • 1598, William Shakespeare, Alls Well that Ends Well, Act II, sc 3:
      Sirrah, your lord and master's married; there's news for you: you have a new mistress.
    Is there any news about the storm?
    That was not much news in the press release.
  2. Information about current events disseminated via media.
    • 1853, Charles Dickens, Bleak House, ch 2:
      The fashionable intelligence says so for the comfort of the Parisians, and it knows all fashionable things.
    Did you hear/read/see the latest news?
    The news is that a new leader will be elected in one month.
  3. (computing, internet) Posts published on newsgroups
Translations Translations Verb

news (newses, present participle newsing; past and past participle newsed)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To report; to make known.
    • 1874, Robert Cowie, Shetland (page 157)
      This remark was newsed abroad; whereupon the loyal authorities of Lerwick immediately had the revolutionary skipper arrested, on a charge of high treason.

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