publicity: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pu-blis'i-tē), [key]
— n.
  1. extensive mention in the news media or by word of mouth or other means of communication.
  2. public notice so gained.
  3. the measures, process, or business of securing public notice.
  4. information, articles, or advertisements issued to secure public notice or attention.
  5. the state of being public, or open to general observation or knowledge.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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