readership


read·er·ship

noun \-ˌship\

: the number or group of people who read a particular newspaper or magazine

: the position of a reader at a university

Full Definition of READERSHIP

1
a :  the office or position of a reader
b :  the quality or state of being a reader
2
:  the mass or a particular group of readers <a magazine's readership>

Examples of READERSHIP

  1. She holds a readership in chemistry.

First Known Use of READERSHIP

1719

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