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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 forces of environmental pollution, police brutality and political neglect and corruption press upon them through three generations.
Toni had told press upon rejoining Fiorentina: "The experience in the UAE was nice but it was not real football.
Shinde said though the Jammu and Kashmir government and the Shrine Board has control over yatra arrangements, which has seen a quantum increase in number of pilgrims, he would personally look into suggestions made by members and will press upon the state government for implementation.
I am personally shocked and horrified by the tragic events two days ago," said Annan told the press upon his arrival in Damascus, referring to the massacre perpetrated in this central Syria twon, where a hundred of people, including fifty children died Friday.
The international community has made quite a few efforts to incite the Syrian opposition not to enter into any dialogue with the government," Lavrov was quoted by the site of Russia Today TV as saying to the press upon his arrival in the Netherlands.
Lavrov declined to take questions from the press upon his arrival at the NATO headquarters.
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.
The human drama of such an event has intensified because we know the monumental stresses that will press upon the shoulders of the young couple.
Stern Saturn continues to press upon your home, family and emotional sector.
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.