Definition of readership in English:


Line breaks: read¦er|ship
Pronunciation: /ˈriːdəʃɪp


  • 1 [treated as singular or plural] The readers of a newspaper, magazine, or book regarded collectively: the magazine has a readership of just 65,000
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    • There is absolutely no transparency in measuring the readerships of newspapers or magazines for that matter.
    • A newspaper with an elderly readership can see its circulation dying off with its readers.
    • The fact that there is so little at stake in terms of financial rewards, book royalties and readerships means that innovative writers can afford a little self-indulgence.
  • 2 (Readership) British The position of Reader at a university: friends invited him to apply for the Readership
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    • By the time she published her next book, she had a Readership; a chair followed a few years later.
    • Two years later, in 1967, Sargent retired from her Readership and, unlike many mathematicians, seems to have given up research at this time.
    • He returned to Bristol in 1946 when offered a Readership there.

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