PA

English translation: Press Association

21:04 Dec 13, 2018
English to English translations [PRO]
Journalism
English term or phrase: PA
CONTEXT: NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
THERE IS A PICTURE AND BELOW IT SAYS:
Of the four British police forces known to have trialled drones, only one still uses them ( PA )

It's a caption, an explanation for a picture in The Independent.

What does PA stand for?
Many thanks!!
Lakasa Stnorden
Local time: 02:27
English translation:Press Association
Explanation:
The Press Association is similar to Reuter’s: a worldwide news report service.
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Charlotte Fleming
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:27
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pa
Press Association


Explanation:
The Press Association is similar to Reuter’s: a worldwide news report service.

Charlotte Fleming
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  philgoddard
19 mins

agree  Yvonne Gallagher: absolutely. Often seen as credit for the photo
30 mins

agree  Tony M
45 mins

agree  Tina Vonhof
58 mins

agree  JohnMcDove
1 hr

agree  Daryo
1 hr

agree  Jack Doughty
2 hrs

agree  Sheila Wilson
11 hrs

agree  B D Finch: Like you might see "AFP" (Agence France Presse) after a photo or article.
12 hrs

agree  Marina Menendez
18 hrs

agree  Erhan Inal
11 days
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