noun Etymology: news + broadcast Date: circa 1939 a radio or television broadcast of news • newscaster noun

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  • newscast — (n.) 1930, from NEWS (Cf. news) + cast, from BROADCAST (Cf. broadcast) …   Etymology dictionary

  • newscast — ► NOUN ▪ a broadcast news report …   English terms dictionary

  • newscast — ☆ newscast [no͞oz′kast΄, nyo͞oz′kast΄, no͞oz′käst΄, nyo͞oz′käst΄ ] n. [ NEWS + (BROAD)CAST] a program of news broadcast over radio or television newscaster n. newscasting n …   English World dictionary

  • newscast — newscaster, n. newscasting, n. /noohz kast , kahst , nyoohz /, n. a broadcast of news on radio or television. [1925 30; NEWS + (BROAD)CAST] * * * Radio or television broadcast of news events. News gathering and broadcasting by the radio networks… …   Universalium

  • newscast — UK [ˈnjuːzˌkɑːst] / US [ˈnuzˌkæst] noun [countable] Word forms newscast : singular newscast plural newscasts American a news programme. Someone who reads the news during a newscast is a newscaster …   English dictionary

  • newscast — noun Newscast is used after these nouns: ↑evening, ↑network …   Collocations dictionary

  • newscast — news|cast [ nuz,kæst ] noun count AMERICAN a news program. Someone who reads the news during a newscast is a newscaster …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • newscast — [[t]nju͟ːzkɑːst, AM nu͟ːzkæst[/t]] newscasts N COUNT A newscast is a news programme that is broadcast on the radio or on television. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • newscast — /ˈnjuzkast/ (say nyoohzkahst) noun 1. a radio or television broadcast of news reports. –verb (i) (newscast, newscasting) 2. to broadcast a news bulletin. –newscaster, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • newscast — noun A broadcast of the news; a news report that is transmitted over the air for television, radio, etc …   Wiktionary

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