press conference

noun
Updated on: 23 May 2018

Definition of press conference

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

Examples of press conference in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of press conference

1937

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Definition of press conference for English Language Learners

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


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