roundup

roundup
[[t]ra͟ʊndʌp[/t]]
roundups
1) N-COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n, adj N In journalism, especially television or radio, a roundup of news is a summary of the main events that have happened.

First, we have this roundup of the day's news...

We'll also have an election roundup from the streets of New York to the Via Veneto.

Syn:
2) N-COUNT When there is a roundup of people, they are arrested or captured by the police or army and brought to one place.

There are reports that round ups of westerners are still taking place.

3) N-COUNT A roundup is an occasion when cattle, horses, or other animals are collected together so that they can be counted or sold. [AM]

What is it that keeps a cowboy looking strong, young and ready for another roundup?


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