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press conference

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpress conferenceˈpress ˌconference noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TCNa meeting held by a person or group at which they answer questions from people who write or present news reports 🔊 The Green Party held a press conference the next day.
Examples from the Corpus
press conferenceIn an attempt to quieten things down, executive producer George Harrison arranged for a press conference in London.Meciar held a press conference on June 28 to outline changes in government structure similar to those approved by the federal Cabinet.In a press conference, Bush supporters used the strongest language so far to impugn the legitimacy of the continued Florida recounts.Mr Major fidgeted nervously throughout a press conference with Mr Mulroney.Muskie defended her in an emotional press conference, and a tear or two escaped.held ... press conferenceAfter Clarke was sentenced, Jonathan's family held a press conference, begging others to stay away from drugs.He held a press conference at the airport and was asked what he intended to do in Vienna.Meciar held a press conference on June 28 to outline changes in government structure similar to those approved by the federal Cabinet.The whereabouts of Burgess and Maclean were not revealed until February 1956, when they held a press conference in Moscow.Last week, the big three held a press conference, vowing eternal friendship and no further comment.
From Longman Business Dictionarypress conferenceˈpress ˌconference (also press briefing) a meeting at which someone makes an official statement to the people who write for the newspapers, radio, or televisiona high-security press conference conference
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