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English definition of “publisher”


noun [C]     /ˈpʌb.lɪ.ʃər/ US  /-ʃɚ/
B2 an organization that publishes text or music People who work in publishing an employee of a publishing company who has responsibility for deciding what is published People who work in publishing
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