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press association

an organization formed for the purpose of gathering news for transmittal to its members.
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an association of publishers in a particular area.
Origin of press association
1875-80, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He was one of the founders of the press association, and during one year occupied the position of President.

  • A large man from a press association sat there but she looked through him and saw the hero of the Marne.

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