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"press release" in British English

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press releasenoun [C]

uk   /ˈpres rɪˌliːs/ us   /ˈpres rɪˌliːs/
a public statement given to the press to publish if they wish
(Definition of press release from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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press releasenoun [C]

us   /ˈpres rɪˌlis/
a written statement from a person or group that is given to newspapers and broadcasting organizations to become part of the news
(Definition of press release from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"press release" in Business English

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press releasenoun [C]

uk   us   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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