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or news room

[nooz-room, -roo m, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈnyuz-/
a room in the offices of a newspaper, news service, or broadcasting organization in which the news is processed.
Origin of newsroom
First recorded in 1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As she paused just beyond the closed door, every eye in the newsroom focused upon her.

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  • The girls ran through the newsroom to the hall, and down the stairway.

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  • Climbing the stairs, the girls glanced briefly into the newsroom, and then wandered on to the composing room.

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  • At the end of the newsroom, where the exit should have been, rose a towering barrier of flames.

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  • Deciding to telephone home, she entered one of the glass enclosed booths at the end of the newsroom.

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British Dictionary definitions for newsroom


/ˈnjuːzˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
a room in a newspaper office or television or radio station, where news is received and prepared for publication or broadcasting
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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