Definition of Publication

1. Noun. A copy of a printed work offered for distribution.

2. Noun. The act of issuing printed materials.
Exact synonyms: Issue
Generic synonyms: Printing
Derivative terms: Issue, Issue, Publish, Publish

3. Noun. The communication of something to the public; making information generally known.
Generic synonyms: Communication

4. Noun. The business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution.
Exact synonyms: Publishing
Generic synonyms: Business, Business Enterprise, Commercial Enterprise
Specialized synonyms: Desktop Publishing, Republication, Republishing, Contribution, Serialisation, Serialization
Examples of category: Headline, Index
Derivative terms: Publish, Publish, Publish

Definition of Publication

1. n. The act of publishing or making known; notification to the people at large, either by words, writing, or printing; proclamation; divulgation; promulgation; as, the publication of the law at Mount Sinai; the publication of the gospel; the publication of statutes or edicts.

Definition of Publication

1. Noun. The act of publishing printed or other matter ¹

2. Noun. An issue of printed or other matter, offered for sale or distribution ¹

3. Noun. The communication of information to the general public etc. ¹

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Definition of Publication

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Publication

public telephone
public toilet
public transit
public transits
public transport
public transports
public treasury
public trust
public utility
public violence
public works
publication (current term)
publication bias
publication biases

Literary usage of Publication

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1. Rehabilitation of Degraded Forests to Improve Livelihoods of Poor Farmers in Liu Dachang by Liu Dachang (2003)
"This publication is the result of a project initiated by the Chinese Acadamy of Forestry (CAF) and finalised with inputs by representatives of Center for..."

2. Energy Consumption in Industry, 2000 by Iea (2001)
"This publication presents annual energy consumption data in manufacturing sectors. ... All data and information included in this publication were also ..."

3. The Theory of National and International Bibliography: With Special by Francis Bunbury Fitzgerald Campbell (1896)
"The Value of Form in publication. Connection between Form of publication and ... The Value of Form of publication. At first sight, it may appear to some a ..."

4. Hedda Gabler: A Drama in Four Acts by Henrik Ibsen, Edmund Gosse (1891)
"... the sole authorized English translation of HEDDA GABLER, is issued simultaneously with the publication of the original in Copenhagen. ..."

5. The Law of Literature, Reviewing the Laws of Literary Property in by Appleton Morgan (1875)
"OF PROPERTY IN LITERARY COMPOSITION AFTER publication. ... or a " knowledge," such as could only be possessed by copies of the publication being issued. ..."

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