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Definition of media noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the media [uncountable, plural] the main ways that large numbers of people receive information and entertainment, that is television, radio, newspapers, and the Internet the news/broadcasting/national media The trial was fully reported in the media. The media was accused of influencing the final decision. Any event attended by the actor received widespread media coverage. He became a media star for his part in the protests. see also mass media, new media, social media
  2. 2plural of medium
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