What does publication mean?

Definitions for publication
ˌpʌb lɪˈkeɪ ʃənpub·li·ca·tion

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. publicationnoun

    a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

  2. issue, publicationnoun

    the act of issuing printed materials

  3. publicationnoun

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

  4. publication, publishingnoun

    the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution

Wiktionary

  1. publicationnoun

    The act of publishing printed or other matter

  2. publicationnoun

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

  3. publicationnoun

    The communication of information to the general public etc.

  4. Etymology: From publicacion, from publicatio,

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Publicationnoun

    Etymology: publico, Lat.

    For the instruction of all men to eternal life, it is necessary, that the sacred and saving truth of God be openly published unto them, which open publication of heavenly mysteries is by an excellency termed preaching. Richard Hooker.

    An imperfect copy having been offered to a bookseller, you consented to the publication of one more correct. Alexander Pope.

    The publication of these papers was not owing to our folly, but that of others. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Publicationnoun

    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. Publicationnoun

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

  3. Publicationnoun

    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. Publicationnoun

    an act done in public

  5. Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. publication

    A form of communication.

    The publication had intelligent information within it.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

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

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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

Examples of publication in a Sentence

  1. Walzer Melcher:

    Privacy laws in England are highly protective and elevate the rights of the individual over the press, english law can prohibit the publication of information about an individual, especially a child.

  2. Ryan McKibben:

    For more than twenty years The Weekly Standard has provided a valued and important perspective on political, literary and cultural issues of the day, the magazine has been home to some of the industry's most dedicated and talented staff and I thank them for their hard work and contributions, not just to the publication, but the field of journalism.

  3. Clifford Ollier:

    If anybody wants to argue, they must argue with the facts; the place of publication is irrelevant.

  4. Rajan Bhagat:

    A court has passed (an) order prohibiting the publication and transmission of the interview till further orders, he (Mukesh) had made offensive and derogatory remarks against women, creating an atmosphere of fear and tension with the possibility of public outcry.

  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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