newsletter

[nooz-let-er, nyooz-]
noun
1.
a written report, usually issued periodically, prepared by or for a group or institution, as a business firm, charitable organization, or government agency, to present information to employees, contributors, stockholders, or the like, and often to the press and public.
2.
a written report and analysis of the news, often providing forecasts, typically directed at a special audience, as business people, and mailed to subscribers: a stock-market newsletter.

Origin:
1665–75; news + letter

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To newsletter
Collins
World English Dictionary
newsletter (ˈnjuːzˌlɛtə)
 
n
1.  Also called: news-sheet a printed periodical bulletin circulated to members of a group
2.  history a written or printed account of the news

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

newsletter
1670s, from news + letter. It fell from use until it was revived 20c.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
FOLDOC
Computing Dictionary

newsletter definition

publication
A periodically published work containing news and announcements on some subject, typically with a small circulation. Newsletters are a common application for DTP and may be distributed by electronic mail.
(1996-12-10)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia

newsletter

informal publication, often simple in format and crisp in style, that provides special information, advice, opinions, and forecasts for a defined audience. Newsletters are ordinarily but not always issued regularly. Common topics covered in newsletters include business and the professions, energy, health, safety, and travel. Corporations often issue newsletters for internal communication with employees, while nonprofit organizations issue them for their members

Learn more about newsletter with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;