press association


noun

an organization formed for the purpose of gathering news for transmittal to its members.Compare news agency.
an association of publishers in a particular area.

Origin of press association

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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Related Words for press association

AP, Reuters, TASS, UPI, newswire

Examples from the Web for press association

Historical Examples of press association

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

    Operation: Outer Space

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins