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"press release" in British English

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press releasenoun [C]

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

"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 ​broadcastingorganizations to ​becomepart 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 ​publicstatement 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 ​pressrelease is almost as important as the ​information in the ​release itself. In a ​pressrelease 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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