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readership

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noun read·er·ship \-ˌship\

Simple Definition of readership

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

  • : the position of a reader at a university

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of readership

  1. 1 a :  the office or position of a reader b :  the quality or state of being a reader

  2. 2 :  the mass or a particular group of readers <a magazine's readership>


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