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Journalists considered as a group; the public press.
(Journalism & Publishing) (sometimes capitals) journalists or their profession; the press. See estate4
(often caps.) the journalistic profession or its members; the press.
Fourth Estatethe complete body of journalists; the profession of journalism—Slang Dictionary, 1874.
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|Noun||1.||fourth estate - the press, including journalists, newspaper writers, photographers|