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newsreel

[nooz-reel, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌril, ˈnyuz-/
noun
1.
a short motion picture presenting current or recent events.
Origin of newsreel
1915-1920
1915-20; news + reel1
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newsreel

/ˈnjuːzˌriːl/
noun
1.
a short film with a commentary presenting current events
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Word Origin and History for newsreel
n.

1916, from news (n.) + reel (n.).

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