Origin of publication
Related Words for publicationannouncement, disclosure, reporting, dissemination, writing, broadcast, broadcasting, advertisement, publishing, issuance, brochure, information, booklet, pamphlet, magazine, book, periodical, newspaper, news, newsletter
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Contemporary Examples of publication
I do not believe we have a current count of fugitives for publication, but will inquire.Cuba Protects America’s Most Wanted
December 18, 2014
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.
Now, with the publication of ‘Loitering,’ the uninitiated can discover what all the fuss is about.Charles D’Ambrosio’s X-Ray Vision Is On Full Display In His New Essay Collection.
November 14, 2014
UPDATE: Since publication yesterday, the Philae team learned that the probe bounced two times and apparently landed on its side.Earthlings, We Landed on a Comet
Matthew R. Francis
November 12, 2014
Historical Examples of publication
Written years before, at the time of publication he was thirty-three.'Tis Sixty Years Since
Charles Francis Adams
The fellow had practised upon my credulity to obtain my likeness for publication.The Bacillus of Beauty
Soon after the publication of the book, a great calamity came on Fielding.Joseph Andrews Vol. 1
The publication of this, as I told Mr. Wentworth, will really not matter at all.A Woman Intervenes
His Majesty had cognisance of it, and forbade the publication of the names.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete
Madame La Marquise De Montespan
Word Origin for publication
Word Origin and History for publication
late 14c., "the act of making publicly known," from Old French publicacion (14c.) and directly from Latin publicationem (nominative publicatio) "a making public," noun of action from past participle stem of publicare "make public," from publicus (see public (adj.)). Meaning "the issuing of a written or printed work" is first recorded 1570s; as the word for the thing so issued, from 1650s. Parallel publishment had a shadowy existence alongside this word, in local and specialized use, into the 18c.