- nounan announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
* * *noun, pl ⋯ -leases [count]: an official statement that gives information to newspapers, magazines, television news programs, and radio stations
* * *ˈpress release [press release] nounan official statement made to journalists by a large organization, a political party or a government department
The company issued a press release to end speculation about its future.
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