publication
pub·li·ca·tion n
1: the act or process of publishing
2: a published work

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

publication
I (disclosure) noun advertisement, announcement, broadcast, circulation, communication, currency, dissemination, enlightenment, expositio, issuance, notice, notification, praedicatio, presentation to the public, proclamation, promulgation, pronouncement, pronuntiatio, propagation, public announcement, release, report, revealment, revelation, statement, transmission associated concepts: defamation, libel, slander II (printed matter) noun book, editio libri, edition, folio, issue, literary magazine, literature, magazine, organ, periodical, printing, reading matter, tome, volume, work, writing, written discourse III index charter (declaration of rights), declaration, disclosure (act of disclosing), disclosure (something disclosed), issuance, pandect (treatise), proclamation, pronouncement, publicity

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


publication
n.
Making something public; preparing and issuing a book, article, or other document for sale to the public.
v.
publish

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


publication
1) Information conveyed or made generally known to the public regardless of the media or method of communication.
2) A method of providing legal notice, usually by means of an approved newspaper in the appropriate county or district.
3) In defamation (libel and slander), the communication of an untrue statement to anyone other than the victim of the falsehood.
4) In copyright law, the act of making copies of a work available to the public on an unrestricted basis. (See also: published work)
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


publication
1 v. Announcing or declaring to the public; the distribution of a book, pamphlet, or other work to the public.
2 n. in libel, the act of communication of the libelous matter.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


publication
Making something known to the community at large, exhibiting, displaying, disclosing, or revealing.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


publication
Making something known to the community at large, exhibiting, displaying, disclosing, or revealing.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

publication
n.
   1) anything made public by print (as in a news- paper, magazine, pamphlet, letter, telegram, computer modem or program, poster, brochure or pamphlet), orally, or by broadcast (radio, television).
   2) placing a legal notice in an approved newspaper of general publication in the county or district in which the law requires such notice to be published.
   3) in the law of defamation (libel and slander) publication of an untruth about another to at least one single person. Thus one letter can be the basis of a suit for libel, and telling one person is sufficient to show publication of slander.
   See also: defamation, libel, notice, slander

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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