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readership

noun [C, usually singular, U]     /ˈriːdəʃɪp/
COMMUNICATIONS the number or type of people who regularly read a particular newspaper, magazine, or website: a big/wide/declining readership newspaper/magazine readership readership figures a decline/drop in readership an increase/gain in readership The paper is aiming for an initial readership of 25,000.print/online readership The balance between print and online readership has shifted substantially in recent years.
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