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Bulletin definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BULL'ETIN, n. A French word denoting
1. An official report from an officer to his commander or superior.
2. An official report of a physician respecting the king's health.
3. A little note given by a banking company.
4. It is sometimes used for a notice,or public announcement; as a bibliographical bulletin.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast) v
1: make public by bulletin

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from bullette seal, notice, diminutive of bulle seal, from Medieval Latin bulla Date: 1765 1. a brief public notice issuing usually from an authoritative source; specifically a brief news item intended for immediate publication or broadcast 2. periodical; especially the organ of an institution or association II. transitive verb Date: 1838 to make public by bulletin

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a short official statement of news. 2 a regular list of information etc. issued by an organization or society. Phrases and idioms: bulletin-board US a notice-board. Etymology: F f. It. bullettino dimin. of bulletta passport, dimin. of bulla seal, BULL(2)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bulletin Bul"le*tin, n. [F. bulletin, fr. It. bullettino, dim. of bulletta, dim. of bulla, bolla, an edict of the pope, from L. bulla bubble. See Bull an edict.] 1. A brief statement of facts respecting some passing event, as military operations or the health of some distinguished personage, issued by authority for the information of the public. 2. Any public notice or announcement, especially of news recently received. 3. A periodical publication, especially one containing the proceeding of a society. Bulletin board, a board on which announcements are put, particularly at newsrooms, newspaper offices, etc.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(bulletins) 1. A bulletin is a short news report on the radio or television. ...the early morning news bulletin. N-COUNT 2. A bulletin is a short official announcement made publicly to inform people about an important matter. At 3.30 p.m. a bulletin was released announcing that the president was out of immediate danger. N-COUNT 3. A bulletin is a regular newspaper or leaflet that is produced by an organization or group such as a school or church. N-COUNT

Moby Thesaurus

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