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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌɪnfərˈmeɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌɪnfɚˈmeɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(in′fər māshən)


WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
information - news
‘information’
Information is facts that you learn or discover.
You can get more information about our products on our website.
Be careful
Information is an uncountable noun. Don't say ‘an information or `informations’. You can say a piece of information.
I found out an interesting piece of information.
You give people information.
She gave me some useful information.
Be careful
Use give, not ‘tell’. Don't say ‘She told me some useful information.’
You refer to information about something or on something.
We don't have any information about him.
I'm looking for information on the history of the town.
‘news’
Don't use ‘information’ to refer to descriptions of recent events in newspapers or on television or radio. Use news.
Our town was in the news when it was visited by the Pope.
The story was on the news this evening.
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