Definition of press cutting in English:

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press cutting

noun

British
A paragraph or short article cut out of a newspaper or magazine.
Example sentences
  • I show him a press cutting with the quote circled. ‘Oh well,’ he says. ‘I must have had four beers at the time.’
  • We were talking about the case and the press cutting and then this other guy asked, ‘Why were you caught?’
  • Please provide copies of each press cutting referred to, together with the dates upon which each was published.

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