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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUBLICATIONS

And this is the explanation of the condition that confronts most publications to-day.

The number of publications in the country, as given, is 21,394.

Publications: French literature; some fine books and pictures.

The publications, in all, extended over a period of fourteen years.

He compares his publications to parturitions, nay, to abortions.

He thought the State should assist the society in distributing its publications.

This was one of the five publications on account of which Curll was set in the pillory in 1725.

Then they had down from London parcels of the Tracts, and other publications.

It was the same with me afterwards, as regards other publications.

Few who read Winrod's publications realize the extent of his activities.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "the act of making publicly known," from Old French publicacion (14c.) and directly from Latin publicationem (nominative publicatio) "a making public," noun of action from past participle stem of publicare "make public," from publicus (see public (adj.)). Meaning "the issuing of a written or printed work" is first recorded 1570s; as the word for the thing so issued, from 1650s. Parallel publishment had a shadowy existence alongside this word, in local and specialized use, into the 18c.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.