Meaning of BULLETIN in English

I. ˈbu̇lət ə n, -ətə̇n, -əd.ə̇n noun

( -s )

Etymology: French, from Italian bullettino, diminutive of bulla papal edict, from Medieval Latin, papal edict, document, seal — more at bill (document)

: a brief or condensed public notice or announcement usually concerning a matter of marked current interest and issuing from a source that might reasonably be considered authoritative: as

a. : a brief statement from an official source concerning the current status of a source of prolonged interest (as of a war or the health of a sovereign)

b. : an announcement of future plans ; especially : a college or university catalog

c. : a brief monograph ; especially : one issued by a public agency to provide popular information on a subject

the state college issued several bulletins on local plants

d. : a brief statement of news considered to be of outstanding importance or interest and made public at the earliest possible moment (as by last-minute insertion on the front page of a newspaper or by interruption of a radio program) — compare flash

II. transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

: to make public by means of or in the form of a bulletin

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