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View synonyms for publication

publication

[ puhb-li-key-shuhn ]

noun

  1. the act of publishing publishing a book, periodical, map, piece of music, engraving, or the like.
  2. the act of bringing before the public; announcement.
  3. the state or fact of being published.
  4. something that is published, especially a periodical.


publication

/ ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən /

noun

  1. the act or process of publishing a printed work
  2. any printed work offered for sale or distribution
  3. the act or an instance of making information public
  4. the act of disseminating defamatory matter, esp by communicating it to a third person See libel slander


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Other Words From

  • nonpub·li·cation noun
  • propub·li·cation adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of publication1

1350–1400; Middle English publicacioun < Latin pūblicātiōn- (stem of pūblicātiō ) a making public, confiscation, equivalent to pūblicāt ( us ) (past participle of pūblicāre to make public ) + -iōn- -ion

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Word History and Origins

Origin of publication1

C14: via Old French from Latin pūblicātiō confiscation of an individual's property, from pūblicāre to seize and assign to public use

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Example Sentences

The publication reported that the sum included a €22 million fine, although Facebook has not confirmed this.

From Fortune

During those lean months, publications had to get creative to bring money in the door.

From Digiday

Participating publications reportedly include News Corp’s Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones and New York Post, BuzzFeed News and Business Insider, according to The Wall Street journal.

From Digiday

For example, Huge’s digital publication, Magenta, uses the platform.

From Digiday

Since then, I have been writing regularly for various publications on subjects ranging from elections to features on travel and cinema.

From Quartz

I do not believe we have a current count of fugitives for publication, but will inquire.

The CIA Publication Review Board has required that the following statement be included with this commentary.

As of Friday, just how the final publication would play out remained a mystery, like so many Christmas presents under the tree.

The publication said the plot was first uncovered by American intelligence.

The alleged plan was first reported in the British publication Express, citing anonymous security sources.

My mother had this rectified in a later publication of the paper, but that, of course, I never saw.

I wish I could write up Deppe's system for publication, but it is a very difficult thing to give any adequate idea of.

A local publication gives full details of those who have looked—and perished.

It is somewhat curious that, previous to the publication of Christabel, there appeared a conclusion to that splendid fragment.

Many southern states passed resolutions requesting the northern states to forbid the publication of abolitionist papers.

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