Definition of bulletin in English:

bulletin

Syllabification: bul·le·tin
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝olitn, -ˌtin
 
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noun

  • 1A short official statement or broadcast summary of news.
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    • Ninety years ago, there were no television pictures, radio broadcasts or Internet bulletins to flash the news around the globe in an instant.
    • Broadcast magazine compared ratings for BBC and ITV bulletins before and after the election was called.
    • I believe that two extra bulletins of world news are required, one in the afternoon and one in prime time.
    Synonyms
  • 1.1A regular newsletter or printed report issued by an organization or society.
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    • The commission found that viruses and worms are foreseeable events, as evidenced by the regular security bulletins issued by software companies.
    • We also ask that you mention us in your church bulletin or organization's newsletter.
    • The National Safety Council regularly issues bulletins warning about the number of road fatalities.
    Synonyms
    newsletter, proceedings; newspaper, magazine, digest, gazette, review; tipsheet

Origin

mid 17th century (denoting an official warrant in some European countries): from French, from Italian bullettino, diminutive of bulletta 'passport', diminutive of bulla 'seal, bull'.

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