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A wire service that transmits up-to-the-minute news, usually electronically, to the media and often the public.
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(Communications & Information) an electronic news-service that delivers up-to-the-minute news, usually via the internet, to the media and the public
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1. a service, esp. by teletypewriter, providing news or other up-to-the-minute information.
2. a machine by which such information is transmitted.
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