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newsreader

[nooz-ree-der, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌri dər, ˈnyuz-/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
a person who presents the news on a radio or television news broadcast; newscaster.
Origin of newsreader
1920-1925
1920-25; news + reader
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  • The regular anchor was out on maternity leave, so the woman with the title “newsreader” was conducting the interview.

British Dictionary definitions for newsreader

newsreader

/ˈnjuːzˌriːdə/
noun
1.
a news announcer on radio or television
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