(NEWSPAPERS) [noun] [U] - the press newspapers and magazines, and those parts of television and radio which broadcast news, or reporters and photographers who work for themThe story has been all over the press this week.The plane crash has been widely reported in the press.Press reporters and photographers were waiting outside the presidential palace.The charity invited the press (= reporters and photographers) to a presentation of its plans for the future.The press was/were out in force at the awards ceremony. [+ singular or plural verb]He said that the freedom of the press (= the ability of newspapers to publish news and opinions without being controlled by the government) must be upheld.the press Press is the judgment that is given of someone or something in the newspapers or on radio or television.What kind of press has the play had?(UK and ANZ) The play has had a good/bad press.(US) The play has had good/bad press.A press baron is a person who owns several newspapers and sometimes controls what they publish.A press box is a room or other area kept for reporters to work in, esp. at sports events.There were three cricket commentators in the press box.A press conference is a meeting at which a person or organization makes a public statement and reporters can ask questions.A press cutting is a piece cut out of a newspaper.She kept a scrapbook of press cuttings about the anti-airport campaign.The press gallery, esp. in a parliament or other place where laws are made, is the upper part of a room where reporters sit to watch what is happening below.A press release is a public statement given to the press to publish if they wish.The concert promoters put out a press release two weeks before the event, with details of the charities to which they would donate their profits.A press secretary works for a political leader or organization and makes statements to the press or answers questions for them.
Meaning of PRESS in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012