press corps

press corps
noun
a group of journalists representing different publications who all cover the same topics (Freq. 1)
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the White House press corps

Hypernyms: ↑occupational group, ↑vocation
Part Holonyms: ↑press, ↑public press

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a group of journalists representing various publications who regularly cover the same beat: the White House press corps.
[1935-40]

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press corps UK US noun [countable] [singular press corps plural press corps]
all the journalists in a particular place or at a particular event

the Washington press corps

Thesaurus: journalists and groups of journalistssynonym types of newspaper or magazinehyponym

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press corps,
a group of newsmen from various publications and news agencies who regularly report news from a particular place.

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noun, pl ⋯ corps [count]
: a group of news reporters who are located in a particular place or who follow a particular person

the White House press corps

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ˈpress corps [press corps] noun (pl. press corps)
a group of journalists who work in or go to a particular place to report on an event

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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