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News

Pronunciation: nūz
n1.A report of recent occurrences; information of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown; fresh tidings; recent intelligence.
Evil news rides post, while good news baits.
- Milton.
2.Something strange or newly happened.
It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to the strong and rich.
- L'Estrange.
3.A bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper.
There cometh a news thither with his horse.
- Pepys.
Noun1.Newsnews - new information about specific and timely events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
2.news - new information of any kind; "it was news to me"
3.news - a program devoted to news; "we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
4.news - information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"
5.news - the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins; "the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial"; "he is no longer news in the fashion world"
Synonyms: newsworthiness
1.NeWS - /nee'wis/, /n[y]oo'is/ or /n[y]ooz/ Network extensible Window System.

Many hackers insist on the two-syllable pronunciations above as a way of distinguishing NeWS from news (the netnews software).
2.news - See netnews.
Networked Extensible Windowing System (Sun) account, announcement, bulletin, communication, communique, daily, daily newspaper, dirt, dispatch, dope, expose, extra, extra edition, gazette, gossip, hearsay, info, low-down, lowdown, national newspaper, neighborhood newspaper, newscast, newspaper, newspaper of record, paper, poop, press release, rag, rumor, scandal, scoop, scuttlebutt, sheet, special, special edition, statement, tabloid, talk, tattle, weekly, weekly newspaper
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