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news conference

a press conference, especially one held by a government official.
Origin of news conference
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for news conference
  • None of the others, experts in seismology, participated in the post-meeting news conference.
  • At a news conference today the team released images of the grotto-including the undated photo above-taken with a probe.
  • It seemed obvious to me it would have to be a fake when they wouldn't allow the news conference to be recorded.
  • So when it held a news conference the big papers could not ignore it.
  • Indeed, in a news conference the two leaders claimed to be nearing a solution.
  • At a news conference prior to one such concert he exhorted his interlocutors to open themselves to new sounds.
  • Even after the news conference, many aspects of the transplant remained secret.
  • Scientists present at the news conference agreed that animal testing has yielded some important medical breakthroughs.
  • The university's president and the university system's chancellor are holding a news conference today to present the report.
  • University officials declined to comment before an afternoon news conference.
British Dictionary definitions for news conference

news conference

another name for press conference
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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