a printed publication issued at regular and usually close intervals, especially daily or weekly, and commonly containing news, comment, features, and advertising: When we were kids here, there was only one daily newspaper, and it covered the news for four counties.
a business organization publishing such a publication: Which newspaper did your aunt work for?
a single issue or copy of such a publication: Grab one of those free newspapers on the way out.
an online version of a newspaper: I’ve been reading several upstate newspapers on my laptop lately, and I’m wondering how many of them still have print editions.
- news·pa·per·dom, noun
- news·pa·per·ish, adjective
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How to use newspaper in a sentence
Explicit or coded racial justifications for the measure were rare, but not unheard of, based on archived newspaper clippings.Morning Report: A Century of Single Family Home Supremacy | Voice of San Diego | August 27, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
References to race – explicit or coded – were rare, but not unheard of, during the run-up to the city’s decision, according to newspaper coverage at the time.Single-Family Zoning’s Century of Supremacy in San Diego | Andrew Keatts | August 26, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Hong worked at the UN Development Program and then as a journalist for the People’s Daily, the largest newspaper in China, which is owned by the government.Inside China’s unexpected quest to protect data privacy | Tate Ryan-Mosley | August 19, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Santa Cruz also still has its newspaper, the Santa Cruz Sentinel, that it will be up against.‘This is not your grandfather’s Patch’: Lookout Local wants to be the modern local news of Santa Cruz | Kayleigh Barber | August 17, 2020 | Digiday
No, instead, the newspaper has now written, as fact, and not corrected, that it itself, as a newspaper, endorses candidates.
And then the Vatican newspaper: “Pope performs miracle allowing Fidel to walk on water.”The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind | Brin-Jonathan Butler | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was an attempt to combat a growing chill on free speech in Turkey while placing his newspaper at the center of the debate.
The IFC ended this ban last week and released a plan that the editorial board of the school newspaper has given a mixed review.
Despite an impressive celebrity guest-list and the extraordinary garments on show, the event failed to make newspaper front pages.I Got Kicked Out Of The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show | Nico Hines | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The increasingly vicious debate has since migrated into newspaper columns and TV.
First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.How to Know the Ferns | S. Leonard Bastin
It has come to this—that I open my newspaper every morning with a sinking heart, and usually I find little to console me.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Lawrence and Dan were passing a newspaper office, before which a large crowd had gathered, reading the war bulletins.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
It has been found, within the current year, impossible to read even a newspaper!
Thomas Barnes, principal editor of the Times newspaper, died in London, aged 56.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for newspaper
a weekly or daily publication consisting of folded sheets and containing articles on the news, features, reviews, and advertisements: Often shortened to: paper
(as modifier): a newspaper article
a less common name for newsprint
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