Definition of newsflash in English:


Line breaks: news|flash
Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːzflaʃ


  • A single item of important news broadcast separately and often interrupting other programmes.
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    • ‘We interrupt this programme for an important newsflash,’ said the news guy.
    • Under America's Missing Broadcast Emergency Response, the moment a child is reported missing TV and radio programmes are interrupted with a newsflash and messages are beamed onto motorways signs to alert the public.
    • Child Rescue Alert, which interrupts television and radio programmes with newsflashes that a child has been snatched and is at risk of serious harm, will go live early in the new year.

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