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Being printed. I thought that manuscript was in press. What caused the delay?
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
[of a book or other document] in the process of being printed. This book is in press. It won't be available for at least two months. This book has been in press for a long time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Submitted for printing; in the process of being printed.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.