publishing

publishing
publishing pub‧lish‧ing [ˈpʌblɪʆɪŋ] noun [uncountable]
COMMERCE the business of producing books, newspapers etc:

• Tony wants to get a job in publishing.

• Viking-Penguin, the New York-based publishing house, announced a book deal with Clark worth $4.2 million.

ˈdesktop ˌpublishing abbreviation DTP
the work of arranging the writing and pictures for a magazine, small book etc, using a computer and special software:

• looking for a job in desktop publishing

• This issue of 'Action Newsletter' is the first to be designed and laid out on desktop publishing equipment.

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publishing UK US /ˈpʌblɪʃɪŋ/ noun [U]
the activity of publishing books, magazines, software, etc.: »

She's looking for a job in publishing.

»

The distribution costs of electronic publishing are much lower than in print publishing.

See also DESKTOP PUBLISHING(Cf. ↑desktop publishing), E-PUBLISHING(Cf. ↑e-publishing)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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