media is on the Academic Word List.

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media or medium


  1. The plural form of medium; more than one (kind of) medium.
  2. (countable & uncountable) The (mass) media is/are the news sources and the people behind them.
    The media have been too accepting of the government's arguments.
    The Japanese media often ignores international news.
  3. A medium is a way of communicating information or art.
    We have to use music, pictures and other media to sell the product.

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