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bulletin

[ bool-i-tn, -tin ]
/ 藞b蕣l 瑟 tn, -t瑟n /
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noun
a brief account or statement, as of news or events, issued for the information of the public.
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.
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.
an official, special, or scholarly periodical, as of a learned society.
verb (used with object), bul路le路tined, bul路le路tin路ing.
to make known by a bulletin.
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Origin of bulletin

1645鈥55; <French, perhaps <Italian bullettino, equivalent to bullett(a) (bullabull3 + -etta-ette) + -ino-ine2
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British Dictionary definitions for bulletin

bulletin
/ (藞b蕣l瑟t瑟n) /

noun
an official statement on a matter of public interest, such as the illness of a public figure
a broadcast summary of the news
a periodical publication of an association, etc
verb
(tr) to make known by bulletin

Word Origin for bulletin

C17: from French, from Italian bullettino, from bulletta, diminutive of bulla papal edict, bull
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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