News meaning

no͝oz, nyo͝oz
News is information that wasn't known before or current events broadcast over the radio, television, online or in print media.

An example of news is a couple announcing their engagement at a family gathering.

An example of news is the New York Times announcing the winner of a presidential race.

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New information about anything; information previously unknown.
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New information of any kind.

The requirement was news to him.

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Newsworthy material.
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Is there any news about the storm?

That's news to me.

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Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television.

Did you listen to the news tonight?

The news is that Mr. Jones died yesterday from cancer.

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(computing, Internet) Posts published on newsgroups.
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make news
  • to do something that is apt to be reported as news
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of news

  • Middle English newes new things, tidings pl. of newe new thing, new new

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English newes, newys (“new things"), equivalent to new (noun) +"Ž -s.

    From Wiktionary