press noun definition in The press topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: The press topic
(also the Press) [singular + singular or plural verb] newspapers and magazines the local/national/foreign press the popular/tabloid press (= smaller newspapers with a lot of pictures and stories about famous people) The story was reported in the press and on television. the music/sporting press (= newspapers and magazines about music/sport) Unlike the American, the British press operates on a national scale. the freedom of the Press/press freedom (= the freedom to report any events and express opinions) The event is bound to attract wide press coverage (= it will be written about in many newspapers). According to French press reports, three people have been killed.

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