[ree-puhb-li-key-shuh n]


a book or the like published again.

Origin of republication

First recorded in 1720–30; re- + publication Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for republication

Historical Examples of republication

  • Indeed there is very little in it deserving of republication.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness

    Thomas Frognall Dibdin

  • It is only natural that an author should say a few words about a republication of this kind.

    The Lost Child

    Henry Kingsley

  • It was a 'republication' of the highest truth about God which had been realized hitherto.

    Lux Mundi


  • The republication of these essays is only to be justified on the ground that every little helps.

  • In the republication of 1817 they appear under the heading of "landing-places."

Word Origin and History for republication

1730, from re- + publication.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper