- The definition of publication is something that is written and printed.
A magazine is an example of a publication.
- a publishing or being published; public notification
- the printing and distribution, usually for sale, of books, magazines, newspapers, etc.
- something published; specif.,
- a periodical
- a work of a particular writer, as an article or book
Origin of publicationMiddle English publicacioun ; from Classical Latin publicatio ; from publicare: see publish
- The act or process of publishing matter in print or electronic form.
- An issue of printed or electronic matter, such as a book or magazine, offered for distribution or sale.
- Communication of information to the public: the publication of the latest unemployment figures.
Origin of publicationMiddle English publicacioun, act of making public, from Old French publicacion, from Latin pūblicātiō, pūblicātiōn-, from pūblicātus, past participle of pūblicāre, to make public, from pūblicus, public; see public.
(countable and uncountable, plural publications)
publication - Legal Definition
Announcing or declaring to the public; the distribution of a book, pamphlet, or other work to the public.
in libel, the act of communication of the libelous matter.