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.
Examples of publication in a sentence
The company specializes in the publication of dictionaries.
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
Definition of publication for Students
1 : the act or process of producing (a printed work) and selling it to the public
2 : a printed work (as a book or magazine) made for sale or distribution
Legal Definition of publication
1 : the act or process of publishing
2 : a published work
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