[ noun ] (news) new information about specific and timely events
"they awaited news of the outcome"
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
It is not news that Nathan_Milstein is a wizard of the violin .(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
Almost daily something is reported which feeds this Catholic hope in England : statistics of the increasing numbers of converts and Irish Catholic immigrants ; news of a Protestant minister in Leamington who has offered to allow a Catholic priest to preach from his pulpit ; a report that a Catholic nun had been requested to teach in a non-Catholic secondary_school during the sickness of one of its masters ; the startling statement in a respectable periodical that `` Catholics , if the present system is still in_operation , will constitute almost one-third of the House_of_Lords in the next generation '' ; a report that 200 Protestant clergymen and laity attended a votive Mass offered for Christian unity at a Catholic_church in Slough during the Church Unity Octave .(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
`` Maybe today 'll be a good news day '' .(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
They stayed in their own world on the bluff , waiting for letters and the peddler , bringing the news .(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
He would send_on by trusted messenger the dispatches with their electrifying news .
[ noun ] (news) new information of any kind
"it was news to me"
Used in print(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
Likewise , and equally fascinating , is the news that such unlikely synonyms as `` pratakku '' , `` sweathruna '' , and the tongue-twister `` nnuolapertar-it-vuh-karti-biri-pitknoumen '' all originated_in the same village in Bathar-on-Walli_Province and are all used to express sentiments concerning British `` imperialism '' .
[ noun ] (television,performing arts,news) a program devoted to news
"we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
Used in print(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
I am sure that nothing within me is capable of composing that life-like sequence , so complete in_detail , from the hodge-podge of news pictures I have seen .(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Charlie ate some supper in the kitchen and went_into the TV_room to hear the news .(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
Yes , I heard it in the news `` .
[ noun ] (news) information reported in a newspaper or news magazine
"the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"
Used in print(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
The flavor of Baltimore 's Florida_Grapefruit_League news ripened considerably late today when the Orioles were advised that Ron_Hansen has fulfilled his obligations under the Army 's military training_program and is ready for belated spring_training .(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
Perhaps the Pirate who will be the unhappiest over the news that Musial probably will sit_out most of the series is Bob_Friend , who was beaten by The_Man twice last season on dramatic home_runs .(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)
Proposed property sales of general interest to small business_concerns are publicized through SBA regional news releases , and by `` flyers '' directed to the small business_concerns .(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
Upon receiving the news , Northern writers , editors , and clergymen heaped accusations of murder on the Southern states , particularly Virginia .(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)
All these emotions were screwed_up to new heights when , after acceptance and the first rehearsals , there ensued such a buzz of excitement among Parisian music_lovers that Duclos had_to come running to Rousseau to inform him that the news had reached the superintendent of the King 's amusements , and that he was now demanding that the work be offered first at the royal summer palace of Fontainebleau .