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- UK [ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpə(r)] / US [ˈnuzˌpeɪpər]
Word forms "newspaper":
singular newspaper plural newspapersTalking or writing about newspapers:general paper used especially in speech for referring to a newspaper: Ted sat quietly reading the paper. ♦ the local paper the papers used for talking about newspapers in general: The papers this morning don't say anything about it. the press newspapers and the people who work for them: He promised not to talk to the press about the details of the settlement. ♦ He's had a bad press ever since he was appointed. broadsheet a newspaper that has large pages, containing mostly serious news. Many broadsheets have now become compacts. compact a newspaper that has small pages and that contains mostly serious news tabloid a newspaper that has small pages, often containing a lot of photographs and news and information that is not considered to be serious quality newspaper used for talking about a newspaper that contains serious news and articles rag used for talking about a newspaper that you do not think is very important or serious: a tacky Sunday rag reading a newspaper headline a few words at the top of a newspaper report that tell you what it is about: The peace talks dominated last week's headlines. feature a long piece of writing in a newspaper, usually about recent news or the way people live: features about education and health leader or editorial a piece of writing in a newspaper in which the editors give their opinions about events in the news people who work on a newspaper editor the person in charge of a newspaper who decides what should be included in it journalist or reporter someone whose job is to write articles that will appear in a newspaper or magazine columnist a journalist who writes a regular series of articles for a particular newspaper or magazine correspondent a journalist who deals with one particular subject area: a war/foreign correspondent hack a way of talking about a journalist that shows that you do not respect them or their work: She's just a second-rate hack.1) [countable] a set of large printed sheets of folded paper containing news, articles, and other information, usually published every day. There are two main types of newspaper, the quality or broadsheet newspapers that generally deal with serious news issues, and the tabloid newspapers that deal more with subjects such as sport, television actors, and shocking crime stories. A newspaper is usually simply called a paper
Katy was sitting alone reading the newspaper.
a daily/weekly newspaper
a local/national/regional newspapera) [uncountable] sheets of paper from a newspaper
He presented her with a bunch of flowers wrapped in damp newspaper.b) [only before noun] in a newspaper, or connected with a newspaper
a newspaper article/report/headline
a newspaper editor/journalist/columnist2) [countable] an organization that produces a newspaper
He wrote to the local newspaper.
The newspaper went bankrupt in 1983.•
English dictionary. 2014.
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newspaper — UK US /ˈnjuːsˌpeɪpər/ US /ˈnuːzˌpeɪpər/ noun [C] COMMUNICATIONS ► a document consisting of news reports, articles, and photographs that is published every day or every week: in a newspaper »They took out a full page ad in the newspaper. a… … Financial and business terms
newspaper — (n.) 1660s, though the thing itself is older (see GAZETTE (Cf. gazette)); from NEWS (Cf. news) (n.) + PAPER (Cf. paper) (n.). [T]he newspaper that drops on your doorstep is a partial, hasty, incomplete, inevitably somewhat flawed and inaccurate… … Etymology dictionary
Newspaper — News pa per, n. A sheet of paper printed and distributed, at stated intervals, for conveying intelligence of passing events, advocating opinions, etc.; a public print that circulates news, advertisements, proceedings of legislative bodies, public … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
newspaper — index organ Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
newspaper — *journal, periodical, magazine, review, organ … New Dictionary of Synonyms
newspaper — [n] regular, continuous publication containing information biweekly, bulldog*, community, daily, extra, gazette, journal, magazine, metropolitan, organ, paper, periodical, press, rag*, record, review, scandal sheet*, sheet, tabloid, trade,… … New thesaurus
newspaper — ► NOUN ▪ a daily or weekly publication consisting of folded unstapled sheets and containing news, articles, and advertisements … English terms dictionary
newspaper — [no͞oz′pā΄pər, nyo͞oz′pā΄pər; no͞os′pā΄pər, nyo͞os′pā΄pər] n. 1. a publication regularly printed and distributed, usually daily or weekly, containing news, opinions, advertisements, and other items of general interest 2. NEWSPRINT … English World dictionary
Newspaper — Front page of The New York Times on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918 … Wikipedia
newspaper — news|pa|per W2S2 [ˈnju:sˌpeıpə US ˈnu:zˌpeıpər] n 1.) a set of large folded sheets of printed paper containing news, articles, pictures, advertisements etc which is sold daily or weekly = ↑paper ▪ She had read about it in the newspapers . ▪ I saw … Dictionary of contemporary English