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press agent

noun
1.
a person employed to promote the interests of an individual, organization, etc., by obtaining favorable publicity through advertisements, mentions in columns, and the like.
Also, pressagent.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • She has never had a long-term relationship with a recording label, and she has never had a press agent.
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press agent

noun
1.
a person employed to obtain favourable publicity, such as notices in newspapers, for an organization, actor, etc PA
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