pub

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Short form of public, from public house

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pub (plural pubs)

  1. A public house, where beverages, primarily alcoholic, may be bought and drunk. Many pubs also provide food and/or entertainment.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, “Foreword”, in The China Governess[1]:
      Reg liked a chat about old times and we used to go and have a chinwag in the pub.
    • 2013 June 8, “The new masters and commanders”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8839, page 52: 
      From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.
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pub (third-person singular simple present pubs, present participle pubbing, simple past and past participle pubbed)

  1. (intransitive) To go to one or more public houses.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation [please replace this header] of publication

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pub (plural pubs)

  1. A publication.
    registered pubs

Etymology 3[edit]

Abbreviation [please replace this header] of publish

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pub (third-person singular simple present pubs, present participle pubbing, simple past and past participle pubbed)

  1. (informal, transitive) to publish

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pub

  1. pub

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Short form of publicité

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pub f (plural pubs)

  1. Television ad or advert.
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From English pub

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pub m (plural pubs)

  1. pub

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English

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pub m (invariable)

  1. pub

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English pub

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pub c

  1. pub

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