Definition of newsreader in English:

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newsreader

Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞ozˌrēdər/

noun

1A computer program for reading messages posted to newsgroups.
Example sentences
  • Many email programs, newsreaders, RSS feeds, and web browsers have the ability to ‘disable images’.
  • Email clients, newsreaders, offline browsers and backup managers are among the company's other offerings.
  • In fact, I wouldn't be too surprised if the likes of Microsoft and IBM Lotus are not far away from including RSS newsreaders in their email clients.
2British A newscaster.
Example sentences
  • For several years, she worked as a producer and newsreader at BBC Radio Lancashire and also on the post-graduate journalist course at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.
  • The region has its very own 6.30 pm news programme, fronted by well-known BBC Look North newsreader, Peter Levy, and Helen Fospero, a former US correspondent with GMTV.
  • At News 24 he was an evening presenter and newsreader, and also presented the nightly entertainment news show Zero 30.

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Syllabification: news·read·er

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