bul·le·tin (blĭ-tn, -tĭn)
1. A brief report, especially an official statement on a matter of public interest issued for immediate publication or broadcast.
2. A brief update or summary of current news, as on television or radio or in a newspaper.
3. A periodical, especially one published by an organization or society.
4. A printed program, especially one listing the order of worship for a religious service: a church bulletin.
tr.v. bul·le·tined, bul·le·tin·ing, bul·le·tins
To announce or make known by bulletin.
[French, probably from Italian bullettino, diminutive of bolletta, bill, diminutive of bolla, bubble, bull, from Medieval Latin bulla; see BULL2.]
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