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English noun: publication

1. publication (communication) a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

Broader (hypernym)piece of work, work

Narrower (hyponym)book, collection, compendium, impression, mag, magazine, new edition, periodical, printing, read, reference, reissue, reprint, reprinting, republication, source, tip sheet, volume

Part holonymart, artwork, cartoon, contents, facing pages, format, graphics, nontextual matter, sketch, spread, spread head, spreadhead, table of contents, text, textual matter

2. publication (act) the act of issuing printed materials


Broader (hypernym)printing

3. publication (act) the communication of something to the public; making information generally known

Broader (hypernym)communication

4. publication (act) the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution


Broader (hypernym)business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

Narrower (hyponym)contribution, desktop publishing, republication, republishing, serialisation, serialization

Domain category membersheadline, index

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