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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
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