bulletin

[ bool-i-tn, -tin ]
/ ˈbʊl ɪ tn, -tɪn /

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·le·tined, bul·le·tin·ing.

to make known by a bulletin.

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Origin of bulletin

1645–55; <French, perhaps <Italian bullettino, equivalent to bullett(a) (bullabull2 + -etta-ette) + -ino-ine2
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British Dictionary definitions for bulletin

bulletin
/ (ˈbʊlɪtɪn) /

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 ³
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