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newscast

[nooz-kast, -kahst, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈnyuz-/
noun
1.
a broadcast of news on radio or television.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; news + (broad)cast
Related forms
newscaster, noun
newscasting, noun
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  • In a newscast, for instance, the background behind the talking head remains virtually unchanged.
  • Almost every newscast in the bay area contains some reference to this incident.
British Dictionary definitions for newscast

newscast

/ˈnjuːzˌkɑːst/
noun
1.
a radio or television broadcast of the news
Derived Forms
newscaster, noun
Word Origin
C20: from news + (broad)cast
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Word Origin and History for newscast
n.

1930, from news + -cast, from broadcast.

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