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 for Publishing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Publish \Pub"lish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Published; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Publishing.] [F. publier, L. publicare, publicatum.
     See Public, and -ish.]
     1. To make public; to make known to mankind, or to people in
        general; to divulge, as a private transaction; to
        promulgate or proclaim, as a law or an edict.
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              Published was the bounty of her name. --Chaucer.
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              The unwearied sun, from day to day,
              Does his Creator's power display,
              And publishes to every land
              The work of an almighty hand.         --Addison.
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     2. To make known by posting, or by reading in a church; as,
        to publish banns of marriage.
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     3. To send forth, as a book, newspaper, musical piece, or
        other printed work, either for sale or for general
        distribution; to print, and issue from the press.
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     4. To utter, or put into circulation; as, to publish
        counterfeit paper. [U.S.]
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     To publish a will (Law), to acknowledge it before the
        witnesses as the testator's last will and testament.
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     Syn: To announce; proclaim; advertise; declare; promulgate;
          disclose; divulge; reveal. See Announce.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the business of issuing printed matter for sale or
           distribution [syn: publication, publishing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "publishing":
     AP, Associated Press, Fleet Street, Reuters, UPI,
     United Press International, airing, albertype, bandying, book,
     book printing, book publishing, broadcast, broadcasting, bruiting,
     bruiting about, chromotypography, chromotypy, chromoxylography,
     circulation, collotype, color printing, communications,
     communications industry, diffusion, display, dissemination,
     electronography, electrostatic printing, evulgation, fourth estate,
     graphic arts, gravure, halftone engraving, history of printing,
     issuance, issue, job printing, journalism, letterpress,
     letterpress photoengraving, line engraving, lithography,
     lithogravure, lithophotogravure, magazine publishing, mimeograph,
     offset, offset lithography, onset, palaeotypography, periodical,
     photo-offset, photochemical process, photoengraving,
     photogelatin process, photographic reproduction, photography,
     photolithography, phototypography, phototypy, photozincography,
     planographic printing, planography, print medium, printing,
     printmaking, promulgation, propagation, public press, public print,
     publication, publishing industry, relief printing,
     rotary photogravure, rotogravure, sheetwork, spread, spreading,
     spreading abroad, stencil, telecasting, the press,
     three-color printing, two-color printing, typography,
     typolithography, ventilation, wood-block printing, xerography,
     xeroprinting, xylotypography, zincography

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