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Definition of bulletin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bulletin

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbʊlətɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʊlətɪn//
     
    Radio broadcasting, TV shows
     
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  1. 1a short news report on the radio or television Wordfinderair, announce, bulletin, jingle, phone-in, podcast, programme, public service broadcasting, radio, station See related entries: Radio broadcasting, TV shows
  2. 2an official statement about something important a bulletin on the President’s health
  3. 3a printed report that gives news about an organization or a group
  4. Word Origin mid 17th cent. (denoting an official warrant in some European countries): from French, from Italian bullettino, diminutive of bulletta ‘passport’, diminutive of bulla ‘seal, bull’.Extra examples More details will be given in our next news bulletin. The details are in the June bulletin. The government will issue an official bulletin later this week. See the June bulletin for details of future events. The government issued an official bulletin on the President’s health.
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