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news service

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noun
  1. an agency that gathers news stories for its members or subscribers.Compare news agency(def 1), press association, wire service.
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Origin of news service

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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Related Words

APReutersTASSUPInewswire

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Historical Examples

  • There were four news-service cars hovering above; whatever was going on was getting a planetwide screen showing.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • There was a great burst of cheering; the news-service aircars got into position above the procession.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • A music program was just ending; there was a brief silence, and then a commentator appeared, identifying his news-service.

    The Cosmic Computer

    Henry Beam Piper