publishverb [ T ]uk /ˈpʌb.lɪʃ/ us /ˈpʌb.lɪʃ/
She was only 19 when her first novel was published.
- Her publishers knew they were taking a gamble when they agreed to publish such an unusual novel.
- Newspapers publish these outrageous stories because they know what their public wants.
- She agreed not to publish the names of the people involved.
- Last week the commission published its long-awaited report on the problem of teenage pregnancies.
- Photographs were published of her in a compromising position with her bodyguard.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈpʌb.lɪʃ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈpʌb.lɪʃ.ɪŋ/
- a publishing house
- electronic publishing
- I had an interview for a job with a publishing firm.
- She used to be a teacher, but now she works in publishing.
- He's just been appointed director of the publishing division.
a career in publishing