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press conference

noun

Simple Definition of press conference

  • : a meeting in which someone gives information to news reporters and answers questions

Full Definition of press conference

  1. :  an interview or announcement given by a public figure to the press by appointment

Examples of press conference

  1. The President will hold a press conference later today.



1937

First Known Use of press conference

1937


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