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Definition of publicize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

publicize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they publicize
BrE BrE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪz//
 
he / she / it publicizes
BrE BrE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪzɪz//
 
past simple publicized
BrE BrE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪzd//
 
past participle publicized
BrE BrE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪzd//
 
-ing form publicizing
BrE BrE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌblɪsaɪzɪŋ//
 
Marketing
 
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publicize something to make something known to the public; to advertise something They flew to Europe to publicize the plight of the refugees. a much/highly/widely publicized speech (= that has received a lot of attention on television, in newspapers, etc.) He was in London publicizing his new biography of Kennedy. In a much publicized speech she condemned the government for its inactivity. Wordfinderadvertise, cold-calling, leaflet, mailing, mailshot, marketing, poster, product placement, prospectus, publicize See related entries: Marketing
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