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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: Latin publicare; PUBLISH

publication

noun
     
Related topics: Newspapers, Publishing
pub‧li‧ca‧tion W2
1 [uncountable]TCN the process of printing a book, magazine etc and offering it for sale [↪ publish]
publication of
She was in England for the publication of her new book.
for publication (=intended to be published)
He spent his holiday writing reviews for publication.
2 [countable]TCN a book, magazine etc:
He was the author of 70 major scientific publications.
a weekly publication
3 [uncountable] when information is printed in a book, magazine etc so that the public can read it [↪ publish]
publication of
the publication of the company's annual results

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