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noun
  1. a style or writing used in some newspapers and magazines, characterized by the use of cliché, hyperbolic language and clipped syntax
journalism Tweet Definition of journalism Like Definition of journalism on Facebook
noun
  1. The activity or profession of being a journalist.
  2. The aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread distribution, typically in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, for the purpose of informing the audience.
  3. The style of writing characteristic of material in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, consisting of direct presentation of facts or events with an attempt to minimize analysis or interpretation.
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noun
  1. A reporter. A person who makes a living reporting on news and current events.
  2. One whose occupation or profession is journalism.
journalistic Tweet Definition of journalistic Like Definition of journalistic on Facebook
adjective
  1. related to journalism or journalists
jump Tweet Definition of jump Like Definition of jump on Facebook
noun
  1. An instance of propelling oneself into the air.
  2. An instance of causing oneself to fall from an elevated location.
  3. An instance of employing a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.
  4. An instance of reacting to a sudden stimulus by jerking the body.
  5. A jumping move in a board game.
  6. (context, sports, horses) An obstacle that forms part of a showjumping course, and that the horse has to jump over cleanly.
verb
  1. (intransitive) To propel oneself rapidly upward such that momentum causes the body to become airborne.
  2. (intransitive) To cause oneself to leave an elevated location and fall downward.
  3. (intransitive) To employ a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.
  4. (intransitive) To react to a sudden, often unexpected, stimulus (such as a sharp prick or a loud sound) by jerking the body violently.
  5. (intransitive) To employ a move in certain board games where one game piece is moved from one legal position to another passing over the position of another piece.
  6. (transitive) To move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward.
  7. (transitive) To attack suddenly and violently.
  8. (transitive) To force to jump.
The rider jumped the horse over the fence.
adverb
  1. (obsolete) exactly; precisely

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