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"Fleet Street" in British English

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Fleet Streetnoun

uk   /ˈfliːt ˌstriːt/  us   /ˈfliːt ˌstriːt/
the road in London where most of Britain's national newspapers were produced in the past, often used to refer to British national newspapers 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]

uk   us  
COMMUNICATIONS a street in London where many newspapers used to have their offices. Fleet Street is often used to refer to the British newspaper industry: One of the legal companies 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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