pub

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of public.

Noun[edit]

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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”, in 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.
  2. (video games, slang) A public server.
    • 2002, "Sean C. Cunningham", if you play on random public servers, you're an [sic] tool and have no right to complain about cheaters. (on newsgroup alt.games.half-life.counterstrike)
      Well there's private servers and then there's pubs that do their best to make sure everyone plays fair. The second option will be a lot easier to find.
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Verb[edit]

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]

Clipping of publication.

Noun[edit]

pub (plural pubs)

  1. A publication.
    registered pubs

Etymology 3[edit]

Clipping of publish.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (informal, transitive) to publish

Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pub

  1. pub

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pub (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative pub pubit
genitive pubin pubien
partitive pubia pubeja
illative pubiin pubeihin
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 pubille pubeille
essive pubina pubeina
translative pubiksi pubeiksi
instructive pubein
abessive pubitta pubeitta
comitative pubeineen

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of publicité.

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Noun[edit]

pub f (plural pubs)

  1. Television ad or advert.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English pub.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pub m (plural pubs)

  1. pub

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pub.

Noun[edit]

pub m (invariable)

  1. pub

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From British English pub (public house)

Noun[edit]

pub m (definite singular puben, indefinite plural puber, definite plural pubene)

  1. a pub

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From British English pub (public house)

Noun[edit]

pub m (definite singular puben, indefinite plural pubar, definite plural pubane)

  1. a pub

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pub.

Noun[edit]

pub m (plural pubs)

  1. pub

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pub.

Noun[edit]

pub c

  1. pub

Declension[edit]

Declension of pub 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pub puben pubar pubarna
Genitive pubs pubens pubars pubarnas