Definition of newspaper in English:


Syllabification: news·pa·per
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞ozˌpāpər


  • 1A printed publication (usually issued daily or weekly) consisting of folded unstapled sheets and containing news, feature articles, advertisements, and correspondence.
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    • For the first time newspapers are carrying articles which ask openly about the future of the regime.
    • An article in a newspaper or professional journal may suggest an issue for research.
    • The Times newspaper also ran articles about a report of a massacre seven months earlier.
    paper, journal, gazette, tabloid, broadsheet, local (paper), daily (paper), weekly (paper); scandal sheet
    informal rag, tab
  • 1.1The organization responsible for producing a particular newspaper.
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    • The votes have been subjected to several recounts by newspapers and other organizations.
    • A responsible newspaper would not reduce this to a cheap campaign to get more readers.
    • Indeed, some modern newspapers and book publishers could do with harder editors.
  • 1.2 another term for newsprint.

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