- public-liability insurance,
- public-opinion poll,
- public-service corporation,
- publication date,
Origin of publication
Examples from the Web for publication
I do not believe we have a current count of fugitives for publication, but will inquire.
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.|Steve Almond|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
UPDATE: Since publication yesterday, the Philae team learned that the probe bounced two times and apparently landed on its side.
The defendant's whereabouts were unknown to us, your Honor, and the court allowed us to serve notice by publication.Lightnin'|Frank Bacon
It is sure that what brought success with them would not succeed with the average (p. 281)publication.The Building of a Book|Various
The shortest term of copyright exists in Greece, where it endures for but fifteen years from publication.International Copyright|George Haven Putnam
I enclose a note for publication—oblige me by letting it appear to-morrow.
As the publication of my three last volumes was the principal object, so it was the first care of my English journey.Memoirs of My Life and Writings|Edward Gibbon
Word Origin 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.