pub·lic·i·ty noun \(ˌ)pə-ˈbli-sə-tē, -ˈblis-tē\
: something that attracts the attention of the public
: attention that is given to someone or something by newspapers, magazines, television news programs, etc.
: the activity or business of getting people to give attention to someone or something
: the quality or state of being public
a : an act or device designed to attract public interest; specifically : information with news value issued as a means of gaining public attention or support
b : the dissemination of information or promotional material
c : paid advertising
d : public attention or acclaim
Examples of PUBLICITY
- His public appearances are good publicity for the new movie.
- An arrest for drunk driving is bad publicity for any celebrity.
- The film has gotten some good publicity.
- She has received a lot of publicity for her latest novel.
- The studio spent a lot of money on publicity for the movie.
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