newspaper


newspaper
news|pa|per
W2S2 [ˈnju:sˌpeıpə US ˈnu:zˌpeıpər] n
1.)
a set of large folded sheets of printed paper containing news, articles, pictures, advertisements etc which is sold daily or weekly
= ↑paper
She had read about it in the newspapers .
I saw an interesting article in the local newspaper .
I always buy a daily newspaper .
a series of newspaper articles about life in Cuba
The case attracted newspaper reporters from all over the world.
He was looking through a pile of old newspaper clippings .
2.) [U]
sheets of paper from old newspapers
Wrap the plates in newspaper to stop them from breaking.
Bella laid the flowers out carefully on a sheet of newspaper.
3.)
a company that produces a newspaper
He works for a local newspaper.
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COLLOCATES for sense 1
in the newspaper
local/national newspaper
daily/weekly/Sunday newspaper
newspaper article/report
newspaper reporter/editor/columnist
newspaper cutting/clipping (=an article that has been cut out of a newspaper)
WORD FOCUS: newspaper
the press newspapers in general
the media newspaper, TV, and radio
tabloid a newspaper that does not contain much serious news, and mainly has short articles and photographs
broadsheet (BrE) quality paper (AmE) a newspaper that mostly contains reports about serious news
journalist/reporter someone whose job is writing articles for newspapers
headline the title of a newspaper report, written in big letters
article a piece of writing about something in a newspaper
column an article that appears regularly in a newspaper, in which someone writes about their opinions
editorial a piece of writing in which the newspaper gives its comments on recent events
the front page (=which has the main news stories)
the back page (=which has the less important news, and news about sport)
the sports/television/fashion/arts etc page
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Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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