newscast

[ nooz-kast, -kahst, nyooz- ]
/ ˈnuzˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈnyuz- /
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noun

a broadcast of news on radio or television.

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Origin of newscast

First recorded in 1925–30; news + (broad)cast

OTHER WORDS FROM newscast

newscaster, nounnewscasting, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for newscast

newscast
/ (ˈnjuːzˌkɑːst) /

noun

a radio or television broadcast of the news

Derived forms of newscast

newscaster, noun

Word Origin for newscast

C20: from news + (broad) cast
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