/pub"li sheuhr/, n.
1. a person or company whose business is the publishing of books, periodicals, engravings, computer software, etc.
2. the business head of a newspaper organization or publishing house, commonly the owner or the representative of the owner.
[1425-75; late ME: one who proclaims publicly; see PUBLISH, -ER1]

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