What does publication mean?

Definitions for publicationˌpʌb lɪˈkeɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word publication.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. publication(noun)

    a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

  2. issue, publication(noun)

    the act of issuing printed materials

  3. publication(noun)

    the communication of something to the public; making information generally known

  4. publication, publishing(noun)

    the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution

Wiktionary

  1. publication(Noun)

    The act of publishing printed or other matter

  2. publication(Noun)

    An issue of printed or other matter, offered for sale or distribution

  3. publication(Noun)

    The communication of information to the general public etc.

  4. Origin: From publicacion, from publicatio,

Webster Dictionary

  1. Publication(noun)

    the act of publishing or making known; notification to the people at large, either by words, writing, or printing; proclamation; divulgation; promulgation; as, the publication of the law at Mount Sinai; the publication of the gospel; the publication of statutes or edicts

  2. Publication(noun)

    the act of offering a book, pamphlet, engraving, etc., to the public by sale or by gratuitous distribution

  3. Publication(noun)

    that which is published or made known; especially, any book, pamphlet, etc., offered for sale or to public notice; as, a daily or monthly publication

  4. Publication(noun)

    an act done in public

  5. Origin: [L. publicatio confiscation: cf. F. publication. See Publish.]

Freebase

  1. Publication

    To publish is to make content available to the general public. While specific use of the term may vary among countries, it is usually applied to text, images, or other audio-visual content on any traditional medium, including paper. The word publication means the act of publishing, and also refers to any printed copies.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'publication' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2672

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'publication' in Nouns Frequency: #816

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of publication in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of publication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Salvador Dalí:

    Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.

  2. Stephen Collins:

    The publication of the recording has resulted in assumptions and innuendos about what I did that go far beyond what actually occurred. As difficult as this is, I want people to know the truth.

  3. The Senate report:

    After publication of the Washington Post article, Country [] demanded the closure of DETENTION SITE BLACK within hours, the CIA transferred the remaining CIA detainees out of the facility shortly thereafter.

  4. Amanda Cross:

    Odd, the years it took to learn one simple fact that the prize just ahead, the next job, publication, love affair, marriage always seemed to hold the key to satisfaction but never, in the longer run, sufficed.

  5. Norman R. Augustine:

    A recent government publication on the marketing of cabbage contains, according to one report, 26,941 words. It is noteworthy in this regard that the Gettysburg Address contains a mere 279 words while the Lord's Prayer comprises but 67.

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