Etymology
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publishing (n.)

mid-15c., "act of announcing or declaring," also "the issuing of copies of a book for public sale," verbal noun from publish (v.).

updated on May 09, 2013

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Definitions of publishing from WordNet

publishing (n.)
the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution;
Synonyms: publication
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