Definition of wire service in English:

wire service

Syllabification: wire serv·ice

noun

chiefly North American
  • A news agency that supplies syndicated news by wire to newspapers, radio, and television stations.
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    • Sitting on the grass after one of the press conferences, a reporter from the Reuters wire service hurriedly started to organize his dispatch for the day.
    • Forty-one is the mean age for newspaper and wire service reporters, forty-eight for those in television journalism.
    • He's both a religious leader and a media mogul, owning both the Washington Times newspaper and the wire service United Press International.

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