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press

noun authors, columnists, commentators, correspondents, editors, interviewers, journalistic writers, journalists, literary publications, media, members of the media, members of the press, news business, news gatherers, newsmen, newspaper world, newspaperman, newspapers, newswriters, publicists, publishers, reporters
Associated concepts: censorship, First Amendment, freedom of speech, freedom of the press

press

(Beseech), verb adjure, appeal, ask earnestly, beg, call upon, enjoin, entreat, exhort, impetrate, implore, importune, petition, plead, request, supplicate, urge, urgere

press

(Constrain), verb bear down on, bind, bring pressure to bear, coerce, command, compel, decree, demand, drive, enforce, exact, extort, force, impel, impose, insist, make, make necessary, necessitate, obligate, oblige, order, put pressure on, put under obligation, require, take no deeial, urge forward, wring

press

(Goad), verb aggravate, agonize, annoy, badger, beset, bother, browbeat, carp at, disquiet, drive, harry, heckle, hector, hound, incite, instigare, instigate, irritate, molest, persecute, pester, plague, prod, provoke, put pressure on, stir up, taunt, tease, torment, trouble, vex, worry
See also: attach, bait, call, claim, coax, coerce, compel, constrain, constrict, demand, desire, duress, enforce, exact, exhort, exigency, force, hasten, impact, impede, implore, importune, impose, incite, inculcate, insist, jostle, lobby, lure, motivate, plead, pray, pressure, prompt, seize, solicit, spirit, urge, weigh

PRESS. By a figure this word signifies the art of printing. The press is free.
     2. All men have a right to print and publish whatever they may deem proper, unless by doing so they infringe the rights of another, as in the case of copyrights, (q.v.) when they may be enjoined. For any injury they may commit against the public or individuals they may be punished, either by indictment, or by a civil action at the suit of the party injured, when the injury has been committed against a private individual. Vide Const. of the U. S. Amend. art. 1, and Liberty of the Press.

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The seminar will also press upon the importance of the resourceful use of smart water metering and advanced water meter infrastructure.
It is imperative that the candidates understand the mission of the Majlis and press upon the citizens to whole-heartedly participate in the election process.
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In a statement to the press upon arrival at Tunis-Carthage International Airport, he said this forum provided the opportunity to promote economic co-operation and increase political consultations between the Arab and Japanese sides.
Many countries such as Togo are determined to share this successful experience of the kingdom to cope with globalisation," Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe told the press upon his arrival at the Marrakech international airport, to attend the World Economic Forum on the MENA region, due on October 26-28.
Speaking to the press upon his arrival at the Larnaka airport, Ban said he was aware of the difficulties in the comprehensive talks, saying that nevertheless a settlement was possible.
Aa The Moroccan-US relations witnessed "a significant qualitative leap over the past years thanks to the vision of HM the King, advocating the diversification of partnerships and the broadening of political dialogue, mainly with a country as important as the US," Fassi Fihri told the press upon the arrival in Marrakesh of US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, to take part in the 6th Forum for the Future, to be held November 2-3 in the city.
CAIRO: Culture Minister Farouk Hosni accused the UNESCO of having a political agenda, saying that the United Nations had "a scheme to prevent him from winning the [director general] post," he told the local press upon arriving in Cairo.
This House, taking cognizance of the trade agreement recently negotiated between His Majesty's Government and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, desires to press upon His Majesty's Government that this opportunity should be taken to make representations to the Russian Government for a wide amnesty of political prisoners and the return to their homes of those in forced labour camps.
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It also accused the opposition of having "external affiliations which press upon them to hamper any attempts to save Lebanon from the escalating crisis.
It's hard to emphasize how much we have tried, at every possible juncture, to press upon the DPRK representatives the importance of finding some accommodation with Japan on this issue,'' Arvizu said.