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This may be said to be the view of the publicist or legalist.

German lawyer and publicist, councillor at the Court of Justice at Berlin in 1843.

This is by the famous traveler and publicist, George Forster.

Beccaria was an Italian publicist (1738-94) who worked for the reform of the penal law.

The food question is a concern of the physician as well as of the publicist.

They commentated M. Colnet, the old bookseller and publicist of the Quay Malaquais.

I am here as a publicist; not as a writer of memoirs: so, on this head, I do not now propose to dilate or bear witness.

The Herr Director is a publicist himself, and has edited one of the best known German newspapers.

No statesman or publicist of standing in any of the Allied countries can dare question the principles.

This note contained a restatement of the "Calvo doctrine," which takes its name from a celebrated Argentine publicist.

WORD ORIGIN

1792, "person learned in public law or the law of nations," from public (adj.) + -ist. Also from 1795 in English as "writer on current topics," from French publiciste; in either case a hybrid.

Meaning "press agent" is from 1925 (publicity agent attested by 1900); publicitor also was tried in this sense.

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