Definition of readership noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈriːdəʃɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːdərʃɪp//
    University life, People in journalism
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  1. 1[usually singular] the number or type of people who read a particular newspaper, magazine, etc. a readership of around 10 000 In its new format, the magazine hopes to attract a much wider readership. a female readership As an author she has a small but loyal readership. See related entries: People in journalism
  2. 2(also Readership) readership (in something) (British English) the position of a Reader at a university She currently holds a Readership in Geography at the University of Hull. See related entries: University life
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