Publication definition

pŭblĭ-kāshən
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An issue of printed or electronic matter, such as a book or magazine, offered for distribution or sale.
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Communication of information to the public.

The publication of the latest unemployment figures.

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The act or process of publishing matter in print or electronic form.
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A publishing or being published; public notification.
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The printing and distribution, usually for sale, of books, magazines, newspapers, etc.
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The act of publishing printed or other matter.
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The definition of publication is something that is written and printed.

A magazine is an example of a publication.

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An issue of printed or other matter, offered for sale or distribution.
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Something published.
  • A periodical.
  • A work of a particular writer, as an article or book.
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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.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
publication
Plural:
publications

Origin of publication

  • Middle 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 public

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French publicacion, from Latin publicatio,

    From Wiktionary