- (esp. AmE) noun ⇨ See also ↑press conferenceADJECTIVE▪ formal▪ presidential▪ televised▪ prime-time▪ post-game, post-summit, etc.VERB + NEWS CONFERENCE▪ call▪ arrange, organize, plan▪ give, hold▪ tell▪
The chairman told a news conference of the upcoming merger.PREPOSITION▪ at a/the news conference▪
The proposed changes were outlined at a news conference.▪ during a/the news conference, in a/the news conference▪
The announcement was made in a news conference at the airport.
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