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v. pub·lished, pub·lish·ing, pub·lish·es
a. To prepare and issue (a book, music, or other material) for public distribution, especially for sale.
b. To prepare and issue a work or works by (an author).
2. To bring to the public attention; announce. See Synonyms at announce.
1. To issue a publication.
2. To be the writer of works that are published.

[Middle English publicen, publishen, to make known publicly, from alteration of Old French publier, from Latin pūblicāre; see publication.]

pub′lish·a·ble adj.


(ˈpʌb lɪ ʃɪŋ)

the business of a publisher.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.publishing - the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
desktop publishing - (computer science) the use of microcomputers with graphics capacity to produce printed materials
republishing, republication - the act of publishing again
contribution - a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story
serialisation, serialization - publication in serial form
headline - provide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline
index - provide with an index; "index the book"


The act or process of publishing printed matter:
nakladatelské podnikání
nakladateľské podnikanie


A. N (= trade) → industria f editorial
he's in publishingpublica libros, está con una casa editorial
B. CPD publishing company, publishing house N(casa f) editorial f


[ˈpʌblɪʃɪŋ] n
(= industry) → édition f
She works in publishing → Elle travaille dans l'édition.
[book] → publication fpublishing company nmaison f d'éditionpublishing house nmaison f d'éditionpub lunch nrepas m de bistrot
to go for a pub lunch → aller manger au bistrotpub quiz n quiz, jeu-questionnaire, auquel on joue certains soirs de la semaine au pub


n (= trade)das Verlagswesen; publishing company or houseVerlagshaus nt; the decline of children’s book publishingder Rückgang bei den Kinderbüchern


[ˈpʌblɪʃɪŋ] n (industry) → editoria, industria editoriale; (of book) → pubblicazione f


(ˈpabliʃ) verb
1. to prepare, print and produce for sale (a book etc). His new novel is being published this month.
2. to make known. They published their engagement.
ˈpublisher noun
a person or a company that publishes books, newspapers etc.
ˈpublishing noun
the business of a publisher.
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London, Jumada II 5, 1434, Apr 15, 2013, SPA -- Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom, took part today in the opening ceremony of London International Book Fair 43 in which nearly 25,000 publishers, businessmen and book industry officials from more than 60 countries are participating This year's three-day event cast light on the movement of book industry in Turkey.
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