publicize
transitive verb (-cized; -cizing) Date: 1844 to bring to the attention of the public ; advertise

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  • publicize — pub‧li‧cize [ˈpʌblsaɪz] also publicise verb [transitive] 1. to give information about something to the public, so that they know about it: • Emissions have been reduced significantly and car makers have publicized these advances in their… …   Financial and business terms

  • publicize — index annunciate, bare, communicate, correspond (communicate), denude, disseminate, divulge, herald …   Law dictionary

  • publicize — (n.) 1928; see PUBLIC (Cf. public) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Publicized; publicizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • publicize — (Amer.) pub·li·cize || pÊŒblɪsaɪz v. advertise, make public, bring to the attention of the public (also publicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • publicize — [v] make widely known; promote advance, advertise, announce, bill, billboard, boost*, broadcast, build up*, cry, drum*, extol, hard sell*, headline, hype*, immortalize, make a pitch for, pitch, play up*, plug*, press agent, promulgate,… …   New thesaurus

  • publicize — (also publicise) ► VERB 1) make widely known. 2) give out publicity about; advertise or promote …   English terms dictionary

  • publicize — [pub′lə sīz΄] vt. publicized, publicizing to give publicity to; draw public attention to …   English World dictionary

  • publicize — (BrE also ise) verb ADVERB ▪ well ▪ widely VERB + PUBLICIZE ▪ help (to) PHRASES ▪ little publicized …   Collocations dictionary

  • publicize — [[t]pʌ̱blɪsaɪz[/t]] publicizes, publicizing, publicized VERB If you publicize a fact or event, you make it widely known to the public. [V n] The author appeared on television to publicize her latest book... [V n] He never publicized his plans. [V …   English dictionary

  • publicize — verb 1) I never publicize the fact Syn: make known, make public, publish, announce, report, post, communicate, broadcast, issue, put out, distribute, spread, promulgate, disseminate, circulate, air; disclose …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • publicize — UK [ˈpʌblɪsaɪz] / US [ˈpʌbləˌsaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms publicize : present tense I/you/we/they publicize he/she/it publicizes present participle publicizing past tense publicized past participle publicized to publish or broadcast… …   English dictionary

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