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noun
  1. a prearranged interview with news reporters, held to elicit publicity or, as granted by a dignitary, public official, research scientist, etc., to fulfill a request from the press.

Origin of press conference

First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for press conference

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  • "Hold a press-conference," is what Ange said, as we sat in the cafe near her place that evening.

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    Cory Doctorow

  • I blogged the press-conference even before I'd sent out the invitations to the press.

    Little Brother</p>

    Cory Doctorow


British Dictionary definitions for press conference

press conference

noun
  1. an interview for press and television reporters given by a politician, film star, etc
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