publication


publication
publication (n.) late 14c., "the act of making publicly known," from O.Fr. publicacion (14c.), from L. publicationem (nom. publicatio) "a making public," noun of action from pp. stem of publicare "make public," from publicus (see PUBLIC (Cf. public)). Meaning "the issuing of a book" is first recorded 1570s; "thing so issued" 1650s.

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  • publication — [ pyblikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1290; de publier, d apr. lat. publicatio 1 ♦ Dr. Action de publier; procédure ayant pour objet de porter (un acte juridique) à la connaissance de tous. ⇒ promulgation. La publication d une loi. Publications des bans du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • publication — pub·li·ca·tion n 1: the act or process of publishing 2: a published work Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. publication …   Law dictionary

  • publication — pub‧li‧ca‧tion [ˌpʌblˈkeɪʆn] noun 1. [uncountable] the act of making a book, magazine etc available for sale, or the time at which this is done: • the publication of books with titles like The Great American Collapse • This novel began… …   Financial and business terms

  • Publication — Pub li*ca tion, n. [L. publicatio confiscation: cf. F. publication. See {Publish}.] 1. The act of publishing or making known; notification to the people at large, either by words, writing, or printing; proclamation; divulgation; promulgation; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • publication — Publication. s. f. v. Action de rendre une chose publique & manifeste. La publication de la guerre. la publication de la paix. depuis la publication d un tel Edit. la publication des bans d un mariage. la publication d un livre …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • publication — Publication, Publicatio. Publication de livres, Editio librorum. Publication d enquestes, Editio inquisitionum, B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • publication — [n1] printing of written or visual material advertisement, airing, announcement, appearance, broadcast, broadcasting, communication, declaration, disclosure, discovery, dissemination, divulgation, issuance, issuing, notification, proclamation,… …   New thesaurus

  • Publication — (Publicirung), 1) so v.w. Bekanntmachung, Eröffnung; daher Publicatio sententiae, Eröffnung des Urtheils. P. testamenti, die gerichtliche Eröffnung eines Testaments …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • publication — declaration, announcement, advertisement, proclamation, promulgation, broadcasting (see under DECLARE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • publication — ► NOUN 1) the action or process of publishing something. 2) a book or journal that is published …   English terms dictionary


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