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mass medium

n. pl. mass media
A means of public communication reaching a large audience.

mass media

pl n
(Communications & Information) the means of communication that reach large numbers of people in a short time, such as television, newspapers, magazines, and radio

mass′ me′dia


n.pl.
the means of communication, as television and newspapers, that reach great numbers of people.
[1920–25]
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