publicity-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: promotional material, promotional information content

Commentary: PUBLICITY[+entity][+abstract][+information][+promotional]
NOTE: refers to information content, promotional message itself

They have started a new publicity campaign for this soft drink.
The only publicity for his lecture are these fliers.
Paying for publicity on television costs a lot more than on radio or newspaper.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: the state of being widely, publicly recognized, receiving attention

Commentary: PUBLICITY[+state][+social][+recognition][+public]
NOTE: implies a social circumstance attributed to some individual

The publicity of the courtroom can be an unpleasant experience.
The actress shied away from publicity in her later years.
The senator has attracted a lot of unwelcome publicity in recent weeks.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: the business unit in charge of promotional material

Commentary: PUBLICITY[+entity][+social][+organization][+business_unit][+promotional]
NOTE: refers to the organization responsible for creating promotional information

Take these photos downstairs to publicity.
Who is head of the publicity department now in your firm?

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b