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press release

noun

Simple Definition of press release

  • : an official statement that gives information to newspapers, magazines, television news programs, and radio stations

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of press release

  1. :  an official statement that gives information to newspapers, magazines, television news programs, and radio stations

Word by Word Definitions

pressplay
  1. :  a crowd or crowded condition :  throng

    :  a thronging or crowding forward or together

    :  an apparatus or machine by which a substance is cut or shaped, an impression of a body is taken, a material is compressed, pressure is applied to a body, liquid is expressed, or a cutting tool is fed into the work by pressure

  1. :  to act upon through steady pushing or thrusting force exerted in contact :  squeeze

    :  assail, harass

    :  afflict, oppress

  1. :  to force into service especially in an army or navy :  impress

    :  to take by authority especially for public use :  commandeer

    :  to take and force into any usually emergency service

  1. :  impressment into service especially in a navy

    :  a warrant for impressing recruits

releaseplay
  1. :  to set free from restraint, confinement, or servitude

    :  to let go :  dismiss

    :  to relieve from something that confines, burdens, or oppresses

  1. :  relief or deliverance from sorrow, suffering, or trouble

    :  discharge from obligation or responsibility

    :  relinquishment of a right or claim


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