Definition of publisher in English:


Syllabification: pub·lish·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpəbliSHər


(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
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    • 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.
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    • 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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