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free pressnoun [U]

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If a ​country has a ​freepress, ​itsnewspapers, ​magazines, and ​television and ​radiostations are ​able to ​express any ​opinions they ​want, ​even if these ​criticize the ​government and other ​organizations: How can there be ​democraticelections without a ​freepress?
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