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WIRE SERVICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wire service mean? 

WIRE SERVICE (noun)
  The noun WIRE SERVICE has 1 sense:

1. an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically

  Familiarity information: WIRE SERVICE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WIRE SERVICE (noun)


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Meaning:

An agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

news agency; news organisation; news organization; press agency; press association; wire service

Hypernyms ("wire service" is a kind of...):

agency (a business that serves other businesses)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "wire service"):

syndicate (a news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication)


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