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pub·li·ca·tion

 (pŭb′lĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of publishing matter in print or electronic form.
2. An issue of printed or electronic matter, such as a book or magazine, offered for distribution or sale.
3. Communication of information to the public: the publication of the latest unemployment figures.

[Middle English publicacioun, act of making public, from Old French publicacion, from Latin pūblicātiō, pūblicātiōn-, from pūblicātus, past participle of pūblicāre, to make public, from pūblicus, public; see public.]
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publication

(ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) the act or process of publishing a printed work
2. (Journalism & Publishing) any printed work offered for sale or distribution
3. the act or an instance of making information public
4. (Law) the act of disseminating defamatory matter, esp by communicating it to a third person. See libel, slander
Archaic word: publishment
[C14: via Old French from Latin pūblicātiō confiscation of an individual's property, from pūblicāre to seize and assign to public use]
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pub•li•ca•tion

(ˌpʌb lɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of publishing a book, periodical, map, piece of music, engraving, or the like.
2. the act of bringing before the public; announcement.
3. the state or fact of being published.
4. something that is published, esp. a periodical.
[1350–1400; Middle English publicacioun < Latin pūblicātiō making public, confiscation =pūblicā(re) to make public + -tiō -tion]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.publication - a copy of a printed work offered for distributionpublication - a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
format - the general appearance of a publication
facing pages, spread head, spreadhead, spread - two facing pages of a book or other publication
reissue, reprint, reprinting - a publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale
new edition - a publication (such as a book) that has been modified or updated and offered again for sale
text, textual matter - the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
volume - a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications; "the third volume was missing"; "he asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review"
contents, table of contents - a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
read - something that is read; "the article was a very good read"
printing, impression - all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"
compendium, collection - a publication containing a variety of works
periodical - a publication that appears at fixed intervals
mag, magazine - a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
tip sheet - a publication containing the latest information or tips or predictions for a particular business or stock market information or horse racing results, etc.
cartoon, sketch - a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
artwork, graphics, nontextual matter, art - photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"
reference, source - a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to; "he carried an armful of references back to his desk"; "he spent hours looking for the source of that quotation"
republication - something that has been published again; a fresh publication (as of a literary work)
2.publication - the act of issuing printed materials
printing - the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution
3.publication - the communication of something to the public; making information generally known
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
4.publication - 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"
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publication

noun
1. pamphlet, book, newspaper, magazine, issue, title, leaflet, brochure, booklet, paperback, hardback, periodical, zine (informal), handbill a renewed campaign against pornographic publications
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publication

noun
1. The act or process of publishing printed matter:
2. An issue of printed material offered for sale or distribution:
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Translations
شَيئ مَنْشور: كِتاب، مَجَلَّه، نَشْرَهمَنْشُورنَشْر
publikacepublikovánítituloznámení
udgivelsepublikation
julkaisu
izdavanje
kiadványközzététel
útgáfaútgáfa; opinber tilkynning
出版
출판
leidinys
izdevumspaziņošana atklātībaipublicēšanapublikācija
publikáciapublikovanie
izdajaobjava
publikation
สิ่งตีพิมพ์
xuất bản

publication

[ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən]
A. N (= act) → publicación f, edición f; (= published work) → publicación f
this is not for publicationesto no está destinado a la publicación
B. CPD publication date Nfecha f de publicación
publication details NPLdetalles mpl de publicación
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

publication

[ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən] n
(= publishing) [book, magazine, article] → publication f
(= published book, magazine, article) → publication fpublic bar n (British)bar mpublic company nsociété f anonymepublic convenience n (British)toilettes fpl publiquespublic defender (US) navocat(e) m/f commis(e) d'officepublic enemy nennemi m public
to be Public Enemy No 1, to be public enemy number one → être l'ennemi public numéro unpublic enquiry nenquête f d'utilité publiquepublic gallery n (in parliament, courtroom)tribune f réservée au publicpublic health nsanté f publiquepublic holiday n (British)jour m fériépublic house n (British)pub mpublic housing n (US)logements mpl sociauxHLM fplpublic housing project n (US)cité f HLMpublic inquiry nenquête f d'utilité publique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

publication

nVeröffentlichung f, → Publikation f (geh); when’s publication?wann erscheint das Buch?
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

publication

[ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃn] npubblicazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

publication

(pabliˈkeiʃən) noun
1. the act of publishing or announcing publicly. the publication of a new novel; the publication of the facts.
2. something that has been published eg a book or magazine. recent publications.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

publication

مَنْشُور publikace udgivelse Veröffentlichung δημοσίευση publicación julkaisu publication izdavanje pubblicazione 出版 출판 publicatie utgivelse publikacja publicação публикация publikation สิ่งตีพิมพ์ yayımlama xuất bản 出版物
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References in classic literature ?
I have in this edition largely condensed and corrected some parts, and have added a little to others, in order to render the volume more fitted for popular reading; but I trust that naturalists will remember, that they must refer for details to the larger publications which comprise the scientific results of the Expedition.
I had my mission of mercy to fulfil, and my bag of precious publications ready on my lap.
So it was that he entered abruptly upon a lean period, wherein he continued selling his earlier efforts to publications that would not pay and submitting his later work to magazines that would not buy.
With very few exceptions, all the so-called Socialist and Communist publications that now (1847) circulate in Germany belong to the domain of this foul and enervating literature.
Nietzsche tells us here, in a poetical form, how deeply grieved he was by the manifold misinterpretations and misunderstandings which were becoming rife concerning his publications. He does not recognise himself in the mirror of public opinion, and recoils terrified from the distorted reflection of his features.
Its difficulty was much enhanced by the mode of publication; for, it would be very unreasonable to expect that many readers, pursuing a story in portions from month to month through nineteen months, will, until they have it before them complete, perceive the relations of its finer threads to the whole pattern which is always before the eyes of the story-weaver at his loom.
Melville through the publication of the present volume, and their acquaintance was renewed, lasting for quite a long period.
Challenger, who, being satisfied that no criticism or comment in this book is meant in an offensive spirit, has guaranteed that he will place no impediment to its publication and circulation.
Wharton made extensive stylistic, punctuation, and spelling changes and revisions between the serial and book publication, and more than thirty subsequent changes were made after the second impression of the book edition had been run off.
THIS little work was finished in the year 1803, and intended for immediate publication. It was disposed of to a bookseller, it was even advertised, and why the business proceeded no farther, the author has never been able to learn.
WHEN the author of these little tales commenced them, it was her intention to form a short series of such stories as, it was hoped, might not be entirely without moral advantage; but unforeseen circumstances have prevented their completion, and, unwilling to delay the publication any longer, she commits them to the world in their present unfinished state, without any flattering anticipations of their reception.
In the original form of publication the Rogue was very favorably received.

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