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stop press

noun [U] uk   UK us  
Stop press refers to a particular space on the front or back page of a newspaper that contains very recent news that was added to the newspaper after the printing process had started.
Translations of “stop press”
in Chinese (Traditional) (報紙付印時留出的)最新消息欄, 截稿後的重大新聞…
in Chinese (Simplified) (报纸付印时留出的)最新消息栏…
(Definition of stop press from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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