publication

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French publicacion, from Latin publicatio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

publication (countable and uncountable, plural publications)

  1. The act of publishing printed or other matter.
    • 1727, Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope, Miscellanies in Prose (Preface)
      The publication of these papers was not owing to our folly, but that of others.
  2. An issue of printed or other matter, offered for sale or distribution.
  3. The communication of information to the general public etc.
    • 1673, Jeremy Taylor, Heniaytos: A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year []
      His jealousy [] attends the business, the recreations, the publications, and retirements of every man.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pūblicātiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

publication f (plural publications)

  1. publication
  2. publicizing

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

publication (plural publicationes)

  1. publication, act or process of printing and/or publishing
  2. publication, a published text or book