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news agency

noun
1.
a business organization that gathers news for transmittal to its subscribers.
2.
a business that sells newspapers at retail.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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news agency

noun
1.
an organization that collects news reports for newspapers, periodicals, etc Also called press agency
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