from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An announcement of an event, performance, or other newsworthy item that is issued to the press.

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  • noun An official written statement that is sent to the media so that it can be publicized.

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  • noun an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation


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    January 26, 2012