Meaning of “press release” in the English Dictionary

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"press release" in American English

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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)