Definition of publisher in English:

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publisher

Pronunciation: /ˈpəbliSHər/

noun

(also publishers)
1A person or company that prepares and issues books, journals, music, or other works for sale: the publishers of Vogue a commercial music publisher
More example sentences
  • From the sale of music the publisher will pay the composer a royalty.
  • The artists were needed to create the music, the publishers to distribute and market it.
  • Such practices should only be attempted by experienced journalists and desperate music publishers.
1.1chiefly North American A newspaper proprietor.
Example sentences
  • Both the advertiser and the publisher of the newspaper or other medium will be guilty of the offence.
  • They invited various publishers, including the managing director of News Corp, to bid for them.
  • There is no in-frame linking, and each news headline includes the publisher's name.

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Syllabification: pub·lish·er

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