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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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With rebel forces pressing ahead in a campaign to capture this city, state television announced Tuesday evening that President Mobutu Sese Seko would leave the country today for a three-day visit to nearby Gabon - a trip that is widely seen here as a way for him to escape before his capital falls.
06) not only are there doubts about long-term funding for the demolition of 1,500-plus homes, but also the means of pressing ahead with such plans may prove very costly both financially and in terms of human anguish.