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 (no͞oz′wo͝om′ən, nyo͞oz′-)
A woman who gathers, reports, or edits news.
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n, pl -women
(Broadcasting) informal a female newsreader or reporter. Gender-neutral forms: newsreader or reporter
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(ˈnuzˌwʊm ən, ˈnyuz-)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman employed to gather and report news.
usage: See -woman.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.newswoman - a female newsperson
newsman, newsperson, reporter - a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
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n (esp US)
(= journalist)Reporterin f; (= newsreader)Nachrichtensprecherin f; (= anchor)Moderatorin f
(= paper woman)Zeitungsausträgerin f; (selling newspapers) → Zeitungsverkäuferin f
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