- an official announcement or account of a news item circulated to the press
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ˈpress reˌlease, n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a statement distributed to the press by a public relations firm, etc.:issued a press release, denying any wrongdoing.
a statement prepared and distributed to the press by a public relations firm, governmental agency, etc. Also called news release, release.
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