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news item  (njuːz ˈaɪtəm) 



  1. a particular piece of news, usually from a journalistic source   ⇒ John, you've found several news items that might interest our listeners.,   ⇒ The cheaper papers were turning her into a major news item.,   ⇒ published his photo alongside a news item about his forthcoming visit to Morocco,   ⇒ There was a news item about him.
  2. section of a news broadcast dealing with a particular story   ⇒ She was watching breakfast television when a news item from China caught her attention.,   ⇒ The local TV station carried a news item linking the fires to an alleged family feud.

Example Sentences Including 'news item'

A one-paragraph news item announced that Amnesty International was condemning a General Orpishurda for a series of atrocities.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life
He had seen the short news item Gerhardt had released with her approval after Winter's collapse, and Kitzi put two and two together.
NULL Dare Call It Treason
When Chiku explained that they were looking for a news item , he led them to one stack of reference books.
Adams, N I.O.U. - Someone Has to Pay


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