news agency

Origin of news agency

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for newsagency

newsagency

noun
  1. Australian a newsagent's shop

news agency

noun
  1. an organization that collects news reports for newspapers, periodicals, etcAlso called: press agency
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