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press card

Syllabification: press card

Definition of press card in English:

noun

An official authorization carried by a reporter, especially one that gives admission to an event.
Example sentences
  • Unlike us angry, impolite, untrained amateurs, you journalists get to carry a press card.
  • Not only do I hold a press card authorised by Scotland Yard, but I have carried out several undercover exposés in the past three years.
  • Fortunately I am a freelance reporter and when I produced my press card and asked to speak to her superior, she came back and said, ‘OK we believe you.’

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