Definition of newsstand in English:

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newsstand

Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞ozstand/

noun

A stand or stall for the sale of newspapers.
Example sentences
  • And the news-stand nearby has doubled sales of newspapers with his picture on the front.
  • Or, once these things are widespread, you buy a small bottle of the stuff from a news-stand, or grocery shop, or wherever.
  • The Village Voice, free in Manhattan, is available at news-stands, delis, coffee shops and street corners (in a red container) on Wednesday mornings.

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Syllabification: news·stand

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