publicize

verb pub·li·cize \ ˈpə-blə-ˌsīz \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of publicize

publicized; publicizing
: to bring to the attention of the public : advertise

Examples of publicize in a Sentence

  1. The company neglected to publicize the side effects of the new drug.

  2. a highly publicized murder trial

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First Known Use of publicize

1832

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PUBLICIZE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of publicize for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (something) to be publicly known : to give information about (something) to the public


PUBLICIZE Defined for Kids

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verb pub·li·cize \ ˈpə-blə-ˌsīz \

Definition of publicize for Students

publicized; publicizing
: to give publicity to


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