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wire service

n.
A news-gathering organization that distributes syndicated copy electronically, as by teletype or the internet, usually to subscribers.

wire service

n
(Journalism & Publishing) chiefly US and Canadian an agency supplying news, etc, to newspapers, radio and television stations, etc

wire′ serv`ice


n.
a business organization that sends syndicated news, usu. by teletypewriter, to its subscribers.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wire service - an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
agency - a business that serves other businesses
syndicate - a news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication
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