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newscast

[nooz-kast, -kahst, nyooz-]
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noun
  1. a broadcast of news on radio or television.

Origin of newscast

First recorded in 1925–30; news + (broad)cast
Related formsnews·cast·er, nounnews·cast·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for newscaster

newscast

noun
  1. a radio or television broadcast of the news
Derived Formsnewscaster, noun

Word Origin

C20: from news + (broad) cast
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for newscaster

newscast

n.

1930, from news + -cast, from broadcast.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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