Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “publicize”

publicize

verb [T]     /ˈpʌblɪsaɪz/ MARKETING
to attract the public's attention to something by providing information about it: The construction company launched an advertising and internet campaign to publicize the affordable homes scheme.highly/much/widely publicized The former Hollywood star was acquitted during a highly publicized and controversial trial. → Compare advertise
(Definition of publicize verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of publicize

Definitions of “publicize” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More