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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bulletin 
  n  :  a  brief  report  especially  an  official  statement  issued  for 
  immediate  publication  or  broadcast 
  v  :  make  public  by  bulletin 




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