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city desk

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
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in the UK, the department of a newspaper that deals with financial and business news
in the US, the department of a newspaper that deals with local news: She became an assistant editor on the city desk and an editorial writer.
(Definition of city desk from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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