Meaning of “news conference” in the English Dictionary

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"news conference" in British English

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news conferencenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnjuːz ˌkɒn.fər.əns/ us /ˈnuːz ˌkɑːn.fɚ.əns/ mainly US

a meeting in which someone makes a statement to reporters or answers questions from them:

She called a news conference to give her side of the story.

(Definition of “news conference” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"news conference" in American English

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news conferencenoun [ C ]

us /ˈnuz ˌkɑn·fər·əns/

a meeting in which someone makes a statement to reporters or answers questions from them

(Definition of “news conference” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"news conference" in Business English

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news conferencenoun [ C ]

uk us COMMUNICATIONS

a meeting in which someone makes a statement to journalists (=people who do reports for newspapers and television) or answers questions from them:

The company has called a news conference on Tuesday to unveil a new strategy and structure.

(Definition of “news conference” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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