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"Fleet Street" in British English

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Fleet Streetnoun

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the ​road in London where most of Britain's ​nationalnewspapers were ​produced in the past, often used to refer to British ​nationalnewspapers in ​general: He's a Fleet Street ​journalist.
(Definition of Fleet Street from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Fleet Street" in Business English

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Fleet Streetnoun [U]

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COMMUNICATIONS a street in London where many ​newspapers used to have their ​offices. Fleet Street is often used to refer to the British ​newspaperindustry: One of the ​legalcompanies most feared by Fleet Street began ​proceedings against the ​newspaper.
(Definition of Fleet Street from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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