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Meaning of “printing press” in the English Dictionary

"printing press" in British English

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printing pressnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​machine that ​printsbooks, ​newspapers, or ​magazines
(Definition of printing press from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"printing press" in American English

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printing pressnoun [C]

 us   /ˈprɪn·tɪŋ ˌpres/
a ​machine that ​printstext or ​images, esp. to ​producebooks, ​magazines, and ​newspapers
(Definition of printing press from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"printing press" in Business English

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printing pressnoun [C]

uk   us   COMMUNICATIONS, PRODUCTION
a ​machine that ​printsbooks, ​newspapers, or ​magazines: Our ​printingpresses have the ​capacity to ​handle large ​quantities of high-quality ​printing for our ​customers.
(Definition of printing press from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “printing press”
in Chinese (Simplified) 印刷机…
in Turkish matbaa makinası, baskı makinaları…
in Russian печатный станок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 印刷機…
in Polish prasa lub maszyna drukarska…
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