pub

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Etymology 1[edit]

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 consumed and also provides food and sometimes entertainment, normally television viewing.
    • 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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Inflection of pub (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative pub pubit
accusative nom.? pub pubit
gen. pubin
genitive pubin pubien
partitive pubia pubeja
inessive pubissa pubeissa
elative pubista pubeista
illative pubiin pubeihin
adessive pubilla pubeilla
ablative pubilta pubeilta
allative pubilleˣ pubeilleˣ
essive pubina pubeina
translative pubiksi pubeiksi
instructive pubein
abessive pubitta pubeitta
comitative pubeineen

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Etymology 1[edit]

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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pub m (invariable)

  1. pub

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pub m (plural pubs)

  1. pub

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English pub

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pub c

  1. pub

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