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noun pub·li·ca·tion \ˌpə-blə-ˈkā-shən\

Simple Definition of publication

  • : the act or process of producing a book, magazine, etc., and making it available to the public

  • : a book, magazine, etc., that has been printed and made available to the public

  • : the act of printing something (such as an article or photograph) in a magazine, newspaper, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of publication

  1. 1 :  the act or process of publishing

  2. 2 :  a published work

Examples of publication in a sentence

  1. The company specializes in the publication of dictionaries.

  2. She has a very impressive list of publications.



Origin and Etymology of publication

Middle English publicacioun, from Middle French publication, from Latin publication-, publicatio, from publicare, from publicus public


First Known Use: 14th century



PUBLICATION Defined for Kids

publication

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noun pub·li·ca·tion \ˌpə-blə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of publication for Students

  1. 1 :  the act or process of producing (a printed work) and selling it to the public

  2. 2 :  a printed work (as a book or magazine) made for sale or distribution




Law Dictionary

publication

noun pub·li·ca·tion

Legal Definition of publication

  1. 1 :  the act or process of publishing

  2. 2 :  a published work





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