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1    the act or process of publishing a printed work  
2    any printed work offered for sale or distribution  
3    the act or an instance of making information public  
4    the act of disseminating defamatory matter, esp. by communicating it to a third person  
   See       libel       slander     (Archaic word)    publishment  
     (C14: via Old French from Latin publicatio confiscation of an individual's property, from publicare to seize and assign to public use)  
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1    advertisement, airing, announcement, appearance, broadcasting, declaration, disclosure, dissemination, notification, proclamation, promulgation, publishing, reporting  
2    book, booklet, brochure, handbill, hardback, issue, leaflet, magazine, newspaper, pamphlet, paperback, periodical, title  

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