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Reuters

 

a British news agency that specializes in the dissemination of international news. Founded in 1851 by P. J. Reuter, it is located in London. Joint-stock companies of Reuters Ltd. include a number of news agencies in Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand. Although it is a trust that belongs to private owners, Reuters is in fact a semiofficial wire service of Great Britain.

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Reuters

news agency; established as telegraphic and pigeon post bureau (1851). [Br. Hist.: Benét, 852]
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