Meaning of NEWS in English
— newsless , adj. — newslessness , n.
/noohz, nyoohz/ , n. ( usually used with a sing. v. )
1. a report of a recent event; intelligence; information: His family has had no news of his whereabouts for months.
2. the presentation of a report on recent or new events in a newspaper or other periodical or on radio or television.
3. such reports taken collectively; information reported: There's good news tonight.
4. a person, thing, or event considered as a choice subject for journalistic treatment; newsworthy material. Cf. copy (def. 5).
[ 1425-75; late ME newis, pl. of newe new thing, novelty (see NEW); on the model of MF noveles (pl. of novele ), or ML nova (pl. of novum ); see NOVEL 2 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012