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publicize

[puhb-luh-sahyz] /ˈpʌb ləˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), publicized, publicizing.
1.
to give publicity to; bring to public notice; advertise:
They publicized the meeting as best they could.
Also, especially British, publicise.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; public + -ize
Related forms
mispublicized, adjective
overpublicize, verb (used with object), overpublicized, overpublicizing.
unpublicized, adjective
Synonyms
promote, sell, acclaim, announce.
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British Dictionary definitions for publicizing

publicize

/ˈpʌblɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to bring to public notice; advertise
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Word Origin and History for publicizing

publicize

n.

1902; see public (adj.) + -ize. Related: Publicized; publicizing.

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