publicize

[ puhb-luh-sahyz ]
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verb (used with object),pub·li·cized, pub·li·ciz·ing.
  1. to give publicity to; bring to public notice; advertise: They publicized the meeting as best they could.

Origin of publicize

1
First recorded in 1925–30; public + -ize
  • Also especially British, pub·li·cise .

Other words for publicize

Other words from publicize

  • mis·pub·li·cized, adjective
  • o·ver·pub·li·cize, verb (used with object), o·ver·pub·li·cized, o·ver·pub·li·ciz·ing.
  • un·pub·li·cized, adjective

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How to use publicize in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for publicize

publicize

publicise

/ (ˈpʌblɪˌsaɪz) /


verb
  1. (tr) to bring to public notice; advertise

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