press association

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  1. an organization formed for the purpose of gathering news for transmittal to its members.: Compare news agency.

  2. an association of publishers in a particular area.

Origin of press association

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

Words Nearby press association Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use press association in a sentence

  • A press-association man, back on Luna, uttered the first profanity ever to travel faster than light.

    Operation: Outer Space | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • He was one of the founders of the press association, and during one year occupied the position of President.

  • A large man from a press association sat there but she looked through him and saw the hero of the Marne.

    The A.E.F. | Heywood Broun
  • What an extraordinary chance—that he should have run into the agent of the great press association!

    King Coal | Upton Sinclair