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Definition 1: the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where news or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial
  • he is no longer news in the fashion world

Synonyms for news in the sense of this definition

(news is a kind of ...) the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)

"they said nothing of great interest" "primary colors can add interest to a room"

Definition 2: information about recent and important events - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where news or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they awaited news of the outcome

Synonyms for news in the sense of this definition

(news is a kind of ...) a message received and understood

(... is a kind of news ) good news

(... is a kind of news ) the most recent news or development

"have you heard the latest?"

Definition 3: information reported in a newspaper or news magazine - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where news or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the news of my death was greatly exaggerated

(news is a kind of ...) a message received and understood

(... is a kind of news ) news about businesses and investments

(... is a kind of news ) a short account of the news

"the report of his speech" "the story was on the 11 o'clock news" "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"

(... is a kind of news ) a broadcast of news or commentary on the news

(... is a kind of news ) the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television

"they accused the paper of biased coverage of race relations"

(... is a kind of news ) news that deals with serious topics or events

(... is a kind of news ) news that does not deal with serious topics or events

(... is a kind of news ) late news that is inserted into the newspaper at the last minute

Definition 4: a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where news or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we watch the 7 o'clock news every night

Synonyms for news in the sense of this definition

(news is a kind of ...) a radio or television show

"did you see his program last night?"

(... is a kind of news ) a television broadcast of news

Definition 5: informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where news or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was news to me

(news is a kind of ...) a message received and understood

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