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/ˈpʌb lɪ ʃər/
a person or company whose business is the
of books, periodicals, engravings, computer software, etc.
the business head of a newspaper organization or
, commonly the owner or the representative of the owner.
late Middle English:
one who proclaims publicly; see
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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It would appear that the dramatist was especially exposed to the predatory habits of the piratical
The methods employed by the bookseller and
for advertising his books are mainly a matter of surmise.
It may even be doubted whether he ever hawked his manuscript about in order to secure a
Its success for the moment is the affair of the
The author's success is of a wholly different kind from that of the
, and he is thoughtless who demands both.
They sold for twenty-five cents each, without profit to either editor or
His position was entirely different from that of the ordinary printer or
read it, and it didn't make a significant impression.
They cost two and a half pence, the same as ten cigarettes, the
Today, more than ever, you also have to become your
British Dictionary definitions for
a company or person engaged in publishing periodicals, books, music, etc
US & Canadian
) the proprietor of a newspaper or his representative
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