a business organization that gathers news for transmittal to its subscribers.Compare press association.
a business that sells newspapers at retail.
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby news agency
Origin of news agency
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for newsagency (1 of 2)
/ (ˈnjuːzˌeɪdʒənsɪ) /
Australian a newsagent's shop
British Dictionary definitions for newsagency (2 of 2)
an organization that collects news reports for newspapers, periodicals, etcAlso called: press agency
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