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press release

noun [C]
 
 
(also news release)
COMMUNICATIONS a public statement given by a company or organization to journalists to publish if they want to: issue a press release Knowing the right way to issue a press release is almost as important as the information in the release itself. In a press release yesterday, the company warmly welcomed the new proposals.
(Definition of press release from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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