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bulletin

[ bool-i-tn, -tin ]

noun

  1. a brief account or statement, as of news or events, issued for the information of the public.
  2. Journalism.
    1. a brief, prominently featured newspaper account, based upon information received just before the edition went to press.
    2. a similar brief account broadcast over radio or television pending further information.
  3. a pamphlet or monograph summarizing the past achievements, existing conditions, and future plans of a corporation, educational institution, government agency, etc., especially one cataloging the classes taught at a college or university.
  4. an official, special, or scholarly periodical, as of a learned society.


verb (used with object)

, bul·le·tined, bul·le·tin·ing.
  1. to make known by a bulletin.

bulletin

/ ˈbʊlɪtɪn /

noun

  1. an official statement on a matter of public interest, such as the illness of a public figure
  2. a broadcast summary of the news
  3. a periodical publication of an association, etc


verb

  1. tr to make known by bulletin
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Word History and Origins

Origin of bulletin1

1645–55; < French, perhaps < Italian bullettino, equivalent to bullett ( a ) ( bulla bull 3 + -etta -ette ) + -ino -ine 2
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Word History and Origins

Origin of bulletin1

C17: from French, from Italian bullettino , from bulletta , diminutive of bulla papal edict, bull ³
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Example Sentences

Last year, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, the law enforcement agency that investigates felony-level crimes involving sailors and members of the Marine Corps, circulated an intelligence bulletin.

The most recent bulletins DHS has issued — both this month — warned the public about an elevated threat from Iran.

Days later, she shared a series of training bulletins with police and military personnel around the county, including the Navy and the FBI, as well as several school districts.

This bulletin announces an FAA special emphasis enforcement program to more effectively address and deter such conduct by passengers.

It’s also wise to check with local avalanche centers, which often post daily snow-report bulletins.

“President Kennedy was shot today just as his motorcade left downtown Dallas,” Pardo said in the initial bulletin.

“He did not have those views when we married, but acquired them after,” Zubkova told The Norwich Bulletin.

Bulletin News, a hardline site, published photos of Karimi but gave her a zero for conduct.

Many politicians and pundits do whatever they can to hitch their wagon to any news bulletin might give them a rhetorical edge.

They were sure enough to put out [a bulletin], and ultimately the suspect started shooting at them.

The Bulletin contains also all reports prepared for the various Sessions of the Congress and minutes of the discussions.

"I clipped it from last night's San Francisco Bulletin," the latter explained quietly.

I mixed the lime-sulphur one part to sixty, for I carefully read the warning in my spraying bulletin.

This is quite in the bulletin style of conquerors; it has a ring of "veni, vidi, vici" about it.

But the bulletin which he dictated ran, "The enemy withdrew to their position, and we remained masters of the field."

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