Definitions for publicitypʌˈblɪs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pub•lic•i•typʌˈblɪs ɪ ti(n.)

  1. extensive mention in the news media or by word of mouth or other means of communication.

  2. public notice so gained.

  3. the technique, process, or business of securing public notice.

  4. information, articles, or advertisements issued to secure public notice or attention.

  5. the state of being public, or open to general observation or knowledge.

Origin of publicity:

1785–95; < F publicité < ML pūblicitās. See public , -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging(noun)

    a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution

    "the packaging of new ideas"

  2. publicity(noun)

    the quality of being open to public view

    "the publicity of the court room"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. publicity(noun)ʌˈblɪs ɪ ti

    attention in the media

    The new show has gotten a lot of publicity.; good/bad publicity

Wiktionary

  1. publicity(Noun)

    Advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something.

  2. publicity(Noun)

    Public interest attracted in this way.

  3. publicity(Noun)

    The condition of being the object of public attention.

  4. Origin: From publicité.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Publicity(noun)

    the quality or state of being public, or open to the knowledge of a community; notoriety; publicness

Freebase

  1. Publicity

    Publicity is the deliberate attempt to manage the public's perception of a subject. The subjects of publicity include people, goods and services, organizations of all kinds, and works of art or entertainment. Publicity is the act of attracting the media attention and gaining visibility with the public, it necessarily needs the compliment of the media it cannot be done internally because it requires the attention of the publicist and it is the publicist that carries out publicity while PR is the strategic management function that helps an organization communicate, establish and maintain relation with the important audiences, It can be done internally without the use of media From a marketing perspective, publicity is one component of promotion which is one component of marketing. The other elements of the promotional mix are advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing and personal selling. Examples of promotional tactics include: ⁕Art exhibitions ⁕event sponsorship ⁕Arrange a speech or talk ⁕Make an analysis or prediction ⁕Conduct a poll or survey ⁕Issue a report ⁕Take a stand on a controversial subject ⁕Arrange for a testimonial ⁕Announce an appointment

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'publicity' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3881

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'publicity' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2875

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'publicity' in Nouns Frequency: #1556


Translations for publicity

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

publicity(noun)

advertising

There is a lot of publicity about the dangers of smoking.

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