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[nooz-let-er, nyooz-]
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  1. a written report, issued periodically, typically by a business, institution, or other organization, that presents information and news to people with a specific interest in the organization or subject: our co-op’s monthly newsletter; an employee newsletter.
  2. a written report and analysis of the news, often providing forecasts, typically directed at a special audience, as businesspeople, and distributed to subscribers: a stock-market newsletter.
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Origin of newsletter

First recorded in 1665–75; news + letter1
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  1. Also called: news-sheet a printed periodical bulletin circulated to members of a group
  2. history a written or printed account of the news
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Word Origin and History for newsletter


also news-letter , 1670s, from news (n.) + letter (n.). It fell from use until it was revived 20c.

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