news conference

noun

Definition of news conference

Examples of news conference in a Sentence

The President will hold a news conference later today.
Recent Examples on the Web Some individual schools already added extra security measures for sports events, Chief Operating Officer Brian Hull said Wednesday during a news conference. Nicole Asbury, Washington Post, 21 Sep. 2022 The 30-year-old mother of the children was located two miles away from the children, wet and barefoot, police said during a news conference. Pilar Arias | Fox News, Fox News, 12 Sep. 2022 During a news conference Monday, Smith’s granddaughter Kayla Farley and a group of advocates working on issued related to social justice and homelessness questioned why the hospital released Smith. David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Sep. 2022 Investigators asked him to surrender during a news conference. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 12 Sep. 2022 European Union Commission President Ursula von der Leyen also said during a news conference that her prayers were with the queen. Mike Memoli, NBC News, 9 Sep. 2022 During a news conference Thursday, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Capt. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 9 Sep. 2022 During a news conference Saturday, Deputy Chief Charles Hampton Jr., confirmed the death of the girl, who was identified by family as Ava Phillips. Tristan Balagtas, Peoplemag, 29 Aug. 2022 During a news conference Sunday afternoon, White described the suspect as a Black man in his mid-20s to early 30s, wearing all black, including a black Carhartt jacket with a hood. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 28 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of news conference

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of news conference was in 1937

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25 Sep 2022

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“News conference.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/news%20conference. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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