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news service

an agency that gathers news stories for its members or subscribers.
Origin of news service
1890-95, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A music program was just ending; there was a brief silence, and then a commentator appeared, identifying his news-service.

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  • There were four news-service cars hovering above; whatever was going on was getting a planetwide screen showing.

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  • There was a great burst of cheering; the news-service aircars got into position above the procession.

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Contemporary definitions for news-service

an organization that gathers news stories and then distributes them to the media or subscribers; also called news agency , [press association], wire service


The Associated Press is the most popular news service.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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