press conference


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

press conference

n.
An interview held for news reporters by a political figure or famous person. Also called news conference.

press conference

n
(Journalism & Publishing) an interview for press and television reporters given by a politician, film star, etc

press′ con`ference


n.
a usu. prearranged interview with reporters held by a government official or prominent person.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.press conference - a conference at which press and tv reporters ask questions of a politician or other celebritypress conference - a conference at which press and tv reporters ask questions of a politician or other celebrity
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
backgrounder - a press conference or interview in which a government official explains to reporters the background of an action or policy; "the secretary gave us a backgrounder on public health issues"
Translations
مُؤتَمَر صُحُفيمُؤتَـمَر صَحَفِيّ
tisková konference
pressekonference
lehdistötilaisuus
konferencija za tisak
sajtókonferencia
blaîamannafundur
記者会見
기자 회견
tlačová konferencia
tiskovna konferenca
presskonferens
การแถลงข่าว
họp báo

press conference

nconferenza f stampa inv

press

(pres) verb
1. to use a pushing motion (against). Press the bell twice!; The children pressed close to their mother.
2. to squeeze; to flatten. The grapes are pressed to extract the juice.
3. to urge or hurry. He pressed her to enter the competition.
4. to insist on. The printers are pressing their claim for higher pay.
5. to iron. Your trousers need to be pressed.
noun
1. an act of pressing. He gave her hand a press; You had better give your shirt a press.
2. (also ˈprinting-press) a printing machine.
3. newspapers in general. It was reported in the press; (also adjective) a press photographer.
4. the people who work on newspapers and magazines; journalists. The press is/are always interested in the private lives of famous people.
5. a device or machine for pressing. a wine-press; a flower-press.
ˈpressing adjective
urgent. a pressing invitation.
press conference
a meeting in which information is given to journalists.
ˈpress-cutting noun
an article cut out of a newspaper or magazine.
be hard pressed
to be in difficulties. He's hard pressed financially.
be pressed for
to be short of. I must hurry – I'm pressed for time.
press for
to try to get; to keep demanding. The miners are pressing for higher wages.
press forward/on
to continue (in spite of difficulties). She pressed on with her work.

press conference

مُؤتَـمَر صَحَفِيّ tisková konference pressekonference Pressekonferenz συνέντευξη τύπου rueda de prensa lehdistötilaisuus conférence de presse konferencija za tisak conferenza stampa 記者会見 기자 회견 persconferentie pressekonferanse konferencja prasowa entrevista coletiva пресс-конференция presskonferens การแถลงข่าว basın toplantısı họp báo 记者招待会
References in periodicals archive ?
He had addressed a press conference during his first term (2004-2009).
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Alrabaia'ah, the Minister of Health, held here today a press conference.
For her part, Vieira was the same witty and outspoken personality at the press conference that viewers have discovered her to be on ``Today.
We're still taking a good look at that," said Cutifani following the press conference.
At the press conference, Jones distributed copies of a short book, Gag Order: How An Unjust Law Is Being Used To Silence Pastors, penned by Gary Cass, executive director of Kennedy's Center for Reclaiming America.
The determination to present charges to a grand jury is a decision that we all take very seriously," Yates said in a statement during the press conference.
I've been sent on a mission, along with our firm's art director and account director's father, to fix the press conference.
I don't like war," he said at the press conference.
During the press conference, Handy also addressed Sunny Point's pivotal role in the War on Terrorism.
I met a young reporter from Jiji News at the press conference with hair dyed brown and fixed in the spiky style.
During a December 28th press conference, another reporter asked President Bush about the notorious videotape in which bin Laden celebrated the September 11th attacks.
Our duty is to save it, not to freeze it," said Philip Johnson at the press conference.