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news /njuːz $ nuːz/ noun [uncountable]

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[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

Synonyms: information, bulletin, communiqué, exposé, gossip, hearsay, intelligence, latest (informal), report, revelation, rumour, story
Related Words: announcement, report, dope, lowdown, poop, gossip, rumor, tattle

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

news S1 W1 /njuːz $ nuːz/ noun [uncountable]
[Word Family: adjective: new, renewable, renewed, newsy; noun: news, renewal; verb: renew; adverb: newly]
[Date: 1400-1500; Origin: new]

1. information about something that has happened recently:
I hope to have some good news for you soon.
news that
We are delighted at the news that our daughter is expecting a baby.
news on
What’s the latest news on your university application?
news of/about
Everyone is shocked by the news of the arrests.
News is an uncountable noun. Use singular forms with it, not plural ones:
The news was good (NOT were good).
I was surprised by this news (NOT these news).

2. reports of recent events in the newspapers or on the radio or television:
a late evening news broadcast
We’ve got the news headlines coming up at half past twelve.
a news and current affairs programme
Here’s the sports news from Jane Murray.
the latest news from the Olympic stadium
news about/on/of
news on the latest developments in the talks
news that
Several evening papers carried the news that a cabinet minister was about to resign.
local/regional/national/international news
Twenty years ago environmental issues rarely made the news (=were rarely considered important enough to be in the news).
be in the news
Hong Kong is in the news this morning.
His resignation was front page news (=was important news).
news story/report/item
Never before has a news story triggered such sensational sales of the newspaper.

3. the news a regular television or radio programme that gives you reports of recent events:
the ten o'clock news
Let’s watch the news.
Be quiet. I want to listen to the news.
on the news
It must be true – I heard it on the news last night.
switch/turn/put on the news (=turn the television or radio on for the news)

4. be good/bad news for somebody if the facts about something are good or bad news for someone, they are likely to make life better or worse for them:
There is no legal market for African ivory, which is good news for the elephants.

5. he’s/she’s bad news informal used to say that someone is likely to cause trouble:
Stay away from that guy, he’s bad news.

6. be news if someone or something is news, people are interested in them at the moment and want to know about them:
European fashions are big news right now in the States.

7. that’s news to me! spoken used when you are surprised or annoyed because you have not been told something earlier:
‘The meeting’s been cancelled.’ ‘That’s news to me!’

8. I’ve got news for you spoken used to say that you are going to tell someone the facts about something, which they will probably not like to hear:
You may think I’m finished, but I’ve got news for you – I’ll be back.

9. no news is good news spoken used when you have not received any news about someone and you hope this means that nothing bad has happened

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. new information
ADJ. encouraging, excellent, good, great, marvellous, terrific, tremendous, welcome, wonderful The good news is that we've all been given an extra day's leave. Great news! We've bought the house.
bad, gloomy, grim, sad, terrible, tragic, unwelcome | dramatic, important, momentous | hot, late, latest, recent Some late news has just come in.
old, stale | exciting, interesting | front-page It was front-page news at the time.
domestic, home, local, national, regional | foreign, international | business, City, financial | sports, tennis, etc.
QUANT. bit, item, piece We've had a bit of good news.
VERB + NEWS get, have, hear, learn, receive Have you heard the latest news?
catch up on I want to catch up on all your news.
announce, break, bring (sb), give sb, tell sb The police had to break the news to the boy's parents.
spread She ran from office to office, spreading the news.
leak News of their engagement was leaked to the press.
report I haven't really got any news to report.
carry ‘The Daily Nation’ carried news of the event.
gather, get It's the reporter's job to go out and gather news.
await, expect, wait for They are waiting for news of their relatives.
greet, react to, welcome The news was greeted with astonishment.
make It was a very minor incident and barely made the news.
NEWS + VERB come, come in, come through News is coming in of a large fire in central London.
break, leak out The news broke while we were on holiday.
spread, travel The news spread like wildfire.
NEWS + NOUN bulletin, flash, item, release, report, story Programmes were interrupted for a news flash.
coverage News coverage of the fighting was extremely biased.
conference The former manager gave his first news conference since being sacked.
agency, service | programme | editor | source | media
PREP. at the ~ She went completely to pieces at the news of his death.
in the ~ She's been in the news a lot lately.
with the ~ Joan came in with the news that a pay rise had been agreed.
~ about I'm not interested in news about celebrities.
~ from And now with news from the Games, over to our Olympic correspondent.
~ of news of fresh killings
~ on Is there any news on the car bomb attack?
~ to It was news to me that they'd got married.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. the news: on TV or radio
ADJ. radio, television, TV | evening, lunchtime, nine o'clock, etc.
VERB + NEWS hear, listen to, see, watch | turn on | broadcast | read The news is read by Harriet Daly.
PREP. in the ~ Our school was mentioned in the news.
on the ~ I heard it on t

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


good news
He’s feeling much better, so that’s good news.
great/wonderful news
They're getting married? That's wonderful news!
welcome news (=good news that makes you happy)
The lower interest rates will be welcome news to home owners.
bad news
‘I’m afraid I have bad news,’ said Jackson.
Have you heard the terrible news about Simon?
terrible news (=very bad)
the latest news
Mom sent a letter with all the latest news.
old news (=news that you have already heard)
She wasn’t surprised; it was old news to her.
important news
I've got some important news to tell you.
the big news informal (=an important piece of news)
The big news is that Polly and Richard are going to get married.
have some news (for somebody)
I could tell by his face that he had some news.
tell somebody the news
Jack called him to tell him the good news.
break the news (to somebody) (=tell someone some bad news)
Two policemen came to the door to break the news about her husband.
spread the news (=tell a lot of people the news)
After she had the baby, her husband made phone calls to spread the happy news.
hear the news (=hear about something that has happened)
She was really upset when she heard the news.
welcome the news formal (=say that you are pleased about some news)
Environmental groups welcomed the news that the area would be protected.
greet the news with surprise/delight etc formal (=react to the news in a particular way)
Fans greeted the news of the victory with a loud cheer.
news spreads (=a lot of people find out the news from other people)
News spreads fast in a small town.
a piece of news (also a bit of news British English)
Leo thought about this piece of news carefully.
the good news is …/the bad news is ... (=used to introduce a piece of good and bad news)
The good news is that most stores have the game in stock; the bad news is that it's not cheap.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: The news are never very good nowadays.
GOOD: The news is never very good nowadays.
BAD: I'm looking forward to hearing a good news from you.
GOOD: I'm looking forward to hearing some good news from you.

Usage Note:
News is an uncountable noun: 'Why do Clive's letters never contain any news?' 'There's one piece of news that I'm sure will interest you.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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