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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of public, from public house

NounEdit

 
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pub (plural pubs)

  1. A public house where beverages, primarily alcoholic, may be bought and consumed and also provides food and sometimes entertainment, normally television viewing.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, “Foreword”, in The China Governess[1]:
      Reg liked a chat about old times and we used to go and have a chinwag in the pub.
    • 2013 June 8, “The new masters and commanders”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8839, page 52:
      From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.
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VerbEdit

pub (third-person singular simple present pubs, present participle pubbing, simple past and past participle pubbed)

  1. (intransitive) To go to one or more public houses.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of publication.

NounEdit

pub (plural pubs)

  1. A publication.
    registered pubs

Etymology 3Edit

Clipping of publish.

VerbEdit

pub (third-person singular simple present pubs, present participle pubbing, simple past and past participle pubbed)

  1. (informal, transitive) to publish

FinnishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pub

  1. pub

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of pub (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative pub pubit
genitive pubin pubien
partitive pubia pubeja
illative pubiin pubeihin
singular plural
nominative pub pubit
accusative nom. pub pubit
gen. pubin
genitive pubin pubien
partitive pubia pubeja
inessive pubissa pubeissa
elative pubista pubeista
illative pubiin pubeihin
adessive pubilla pubeilla
ablative pubilta pubeilta
allative pubille pubeille
essive pubina pubeina
translative pubiksi pubeiksi
instructive pubein
abessive pubitta pubeitta
comitative pubeineen

FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of publicité.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pub f (plural pubs)

  1. Television ad or advert.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English pub.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pub m (plural pubs)

  1. pub

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English pub.

NounEdit

pub m (invariable)

  1. pub

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English pub.

NounEdit

pub m (plural pubs)

  1. pub

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English pub.

NounEdit

pub c

  1. pub

DeclensionEdit

Declension of pub 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pub puben pubar pubarna
Genitive pubs pubens pubars pubarnas