publication Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “publication” in the English Dictionary

"publication" in British English

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publicationnoun

uk   us   /ˌpʌb.lɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
B2 [U] the ​act of making ​information or ​storiesavailable to ​people in a ​printed or ​electronicform: The ​brochure will be ​ready for publication in ​September. Will you ​arrange the publication of the ​names of the ​winners? When is the publication date? (= When will the ​book be ​available to ​buy?)B2 [C] a ​book, ​magazine, ​newspaper, or ​document in which ​information or ​stories are ​published: Our ​latest publication is a ​magazine for ​healthenthusiasts.
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(Definition of publication from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"publication" in American English

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publicationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌpʌb·lɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
a ​book, ​magazine, ​newspaper, or ​document, or the ​act of making ​information or writing ​available, esp. in a ​printedform: [C] His writing ​appearsfrequently in ​French, Mexican, and ​Canadian publications. [U] The publication of the ​marathonfinishers will be in next Sunday’s ​newspaper.
(Definition of publication from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"publication" in Business English

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publicationnoun

uk   us   /ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən/ COMMUNICATIONS
[U] the ​act of making ​information, stories, or pictures ​available to ​people either in ​books, ​newspapers, ​magazines, etc. or ​online: They ​secured a High Court ​injunction to ​stop the publication of a ​misleadingadvertisement. The ​catalogue will be ready for publication in September. A new publication ​date of April 21 has been ​agreed.
[C] a ​book, ​magazine, ​report, etc. that is ​published: The ​companyplacedads in many different publications. print/​online/​trade publications monthly/​weekly publications
[U] the ​act of giving the ​public details about a particular thing: Their ​shares were ​pushed up nearly 8% after publication of the ​figures.
(Definition of publication from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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