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publicize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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publicizepub‧li‧cize (also publicise British English) /ˈpʌblɪsaɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 BBAPUBLICIZE/MAKE KNOWNto give information about something to the public, so that they know about it 🔊 television’s failure to publicize the unemployment issuewell/widely/highly publicized (=receiving a lot of attention) 🔊 His visit was highly publicized.
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publicizea well-publicized caseRumors should be investigated, not publicized.The parade was well publicized, and thousands of people came to see it.Jurors were asked what they knew about the highly publicized case.A series of articles and television shows publicized concerns that the chemical Alar, used to keep apples red and firm, could cause cancer.Two recent, highly publicized events have helped to bring the literacy crisis to the national attention.She did a series of interviews to publicize her new book.Orlov spent seven years in prison for publicizing human-rights violations.Hollywood gossips were saying that the studio lacked the funds to publicize its new film properly.All three, although publicized last week, date to a conference held last October, the paper said.Except in so far as they publicized opinion poll findings, television projections of party credibility did not dictate public perceptions.But Margo turned the finest trick of her life when she turned this prurient interest back on itself to publicize the convention.Xerox placed a few Altos in the Carter White House, but did not publicize the enthusiastic reaction.A good estate agent will know the best ways to publicize the fact that your home is for sale.According to her publicists, who had little else except her lubricious reputation to publicize, they measured 40 inches.That in October give mail renewal letters publicizing winter market and Christmas party.well/widely/highly publicizedThe highly publicized abortion debate overshadowed the rest of the platform that calls for a smorgasbord of constitutional amendments.That question appears to lie at the heart of the highly publicized battle raging between Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc.They changed the subject by noting their prosecution of some highly publicized cases against the Klan and other white supremacist organizations.The new regime immediately began to review Davis's many highly publicized deals and were not pleased With the Stax agreement.Two recent, highly publicized events have helped to bring the literacy crisis to the national attention.Their highly publicized forays energized and emboldened the Catholic Right.On two separate but very well publicized occasions Errol Flynn was accused of statutory rape.
From Longman Business Dictionarypublicizepub‧li‧cize /ˈpʌblɪsaɪz/ (also publicise British English) verb [transitive]1to give information about something to the public, so that they know about itEmissions have been reduced significantly and car makers have publicized these advances in their advertising.2well-/widely/highly publicized receiving a lot of attentionThe company’s well-publicized financial problems have forced it to spend time reassuring customers about its future.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
publicize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypublicize
he, she, itpublicizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypublicized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave publicized
he, she, ithas publicized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad publicized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill publicize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have publicized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam publicizing
he, she, itis publicizing
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you, we, theyare publicizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas publicizing
you, we, theywere publicizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been publicizing
he, she, ithas been publicizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been publicizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be publicizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been publicizing
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