Definitions

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  • verb transitive To make widely known to the public.
  • verb transitive To advertise, create publicity for.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make public
  • verb call attention to

Etymologies

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public +‎ -ise

Examples

  • Erika, what is it about you huh? you're a wonderful wee thing - from leggings to scarf/snood - so cute. eep, haha thank you so much! again - i am poor at receiving compliments, but i thank you, truly. four studio classes! that's nuts i hope you don't have them all in one week. it's understandable as an artist you wouldn't want to 'publicise' your unfinished work, personally

    LOOKBOOK.nu: collective fashion consciousness.

  • This commission would 'publicise' and 'refer' corporate 'abuses' to the relevant 'authorities' (pp. 70-71).

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  • Erika, what is it about you huh? you're a wonderful wee thing - from leggings to scarf/snood - so cute. eep, haha thank you so much! again - i am poor at receiving compliments, but i thank you, truly. four studio classes! that's nuts i hope you don't have them all in one week. it's understandable as an artist you wouldn't want to 'publicise' your unfinished work, personally i really struggle to show people something that's not quite up to my own standard.

    LOOKBOOK.nu: collective fashion consciousness.

  • Too many authors are wonderful at writing their book, but really let themselves down pre-launch by not actively engaging bloggers for reviews, interviews, or posts that publicise their upcoming launch.

    Why a *pre-publication* web presence is important « The Book Publicity Blog

  • I publicise picture books, so the retail value of our books tends to be rather high compared to a regular novel – for example, anywhere in the region of $50 – $150.

    Why haven’t I received my review copies yet? Part II « The Book Publicity Blog

  • The health department will next year launch a marketing campaign in England to publicise the risks of secondhand smoke as part of its efforts to encourage even fewer people to smoke, a spokesman said.

    Smoking in cars should be outlawed to protect children, says BMA

  • If you were fighting a campaign to help Child M and his family stay in Britain, the first things you would want to publicise would be his name and a photograph.

    Baby P, Child M and anonymity

  • It is appalling, it is something I would never condone, the company should never condone, something that should never have happened and was shocking when I found out ... it is not something that has a place in the way that we operate.1.02pm: Mensch asks Murdoch to guarantee that the company "publicise every nefarious practice that has happened in this company before the Guardian or others or Newsnight expose it."

    Phone hacking: James Murdoch questioned by MPs - Thursday 10 November

  • What I have found interesting in the last few years, as publishing is undergoing a sea change, is the amount of online sites where authors of like mind have banded together in collectives to publicise their individual work and also brand themselves as a group.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Stop Being Afraid of Posting Your Work Online *

  • In it, he said he would use his arrest to mount a media blitz to publicise his cause.

    Defiant from the dock, Breivik boasts more will die

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