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noun newspaper pronunciation in British English /ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpə(r)/
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pluralnewspapers

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  1. 1
    [countable] a set of large printed sheets of folded paper containing news, articles, and other information, usually published every day. There are two main types of newspaper, the quality or broadsheet newspapers that generally deal with serious news issues, and the tabloid newspapers that deal more with subjects such as sport, television actors, and shocking crime stories. A newspaper is usually simply called a paper
    Katy was sitting alone reading the newspaper.
    a daily/weekly newspaper
    a local/national/regional newspaper
    1. a.
      [uncountable] sheets of paper from a newspaper
      He presented her with a bunch of flowers wrapped in damp newspaper.
    2. b.
      [only before noun] in a newspaper, or connected with a newspaper
      a newspaper article/report/headline
      a newspaper editor/journalist/columnist
  2. 2
    [countable] an organization that produces a newspaper
    He wrote to the local newspaper.
    The newspaper went bankrupt in 1983.

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