Publication

Definition of Publication

Pub`li`ca´tion
n.1.The act of publishing or making known; notification to the people at large, either by words, writing, or printing; proclamation; divulgation; promulgation; as, the publication of the law at Mount Sinai; the publication of the gospel; the publication of statutes or edicts.
2.The act of offering a book, pamphlet, engraving, etc., to the public by sale or by gratuitous distribution.
The publication of these papers was not owing to our folly, but that of others.
- Swift.
3.That which is published or made known; especially, any book, pamphlet, etc., offered for sale or to public notice; as, a daily or monthly publication.
4.An act done in public.
His jealousy . . . attends the business, the recreations, the publications, and retirements of every man.
- Jer. Taylor.
Publication of a libel
(Law) such an exhibition of a libel as brings it to the notice of at least one person other than the person libeled.
Publication of a will
(Law) the delivery of a will, as his own, by a testator to witnesses who attest it.

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