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From Old French publicacion, from Latin publicatio,



publication (countable and uncountable, plural publications)

  1. The act of publishing printed or other matter
    • Jonathan Swift
      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.
    • Jeremy Taylor
      His jealousy [] attends the business, the recreations, the publications, and retirements of every man.


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