Definition of prepublication in English:


Syllabification: pre·pub·li·ca·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌprēˌpəbliˈkāSHən


  • Issued or occurring before publication: prepublication censorship
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    • By the eighteenth century a comprehensive system of prepublication censorship and licensing, even of private writing, was in place throughout Imperial China.
    • Respondents were invited to include their e-mail address if they wished to receive a prepublication copy of the survey results.
    • I recently received a prepublication review copy of my forthcoming book.


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  • Publication in advance.
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    • Did the prepublication usurp all value from a copyright owner's first right of publication?
    • The prepublication of conference papers with restricted access shall stimulate research exchanges before and after the conference.

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