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stringer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstringerstring‧er /ˈstrɪŋə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  BOTCNsomeone who regularly sends in news stories to a newspaper, but who is not employed by that newspaper
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stringerThe Count claimed payment for her as a stringer, and it made her something of a celebrity around the Press Center.Papers relied increasingly on locally based stringers and news agencies.There were some pretty crazy stringers around town, some of them carrying weapons as well as cameras.A good stringer will know the right string and tension for you.Gutting, who earned honors for heaviest stringer, proved the hero with a 2-pounder just before the whistle.And then hurl that plastic, careful that it lands between the kelp stringers.Notching is a good way of checking that your stringer is doing a good job.So, next time you talk to your stringer, check out they know more about their job than you do.
From Longman Business Dictionarystringerstring‧er /ˈstrɪŋə-ər/ noun [countable] someone who regularly sends news stories to a newspaper, but who is not employed by that newspaperThe news service may replace its workers with stringers and contract employees.
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