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press secretary

noun
1.
a person officially responsible for press and public relations for a prominent figure or organization and who often holds press conferences to answer journalists' questions.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • He concluded that he needed a new staff and a new press secretary.
  • All picture opportunities had to be cleared with the press secretary.
  • To highlight his openness to the media he picked questions without the aid of his press secretary.
  • And, when his press secretary winces at this, he stresses that he means it.
  • But he said he still believes it happened, though a civil rights leader and his father's press secretary cast doubts.

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