1. publication the act of issuing printed materials
  2. police action a local military action without declaration of war
  3. republication the act of publishing again
  4. duplication the act of copying or making a duplicate of something
  5. plication the act of folding in parallel folds
  6. public opinion a belief or sentiment shared by most people
  7. supplication the act of communicating with a deity
  8. application the action of putting something into operation
  9. replication the act of making copies
  10. obligation the state of being bound to do or pay something
  11. placation the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
  12. publican the keeper of a public house
  13. public executioner an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant
  14. public domain property rights that are held by the public at large
  15. public relations a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution
  16. possible action a possible alternative
  17. bilocation the ability to exist simultaneously in two locations
  18. public discussion free and open discussion of some question of public interest
  19. Republic of China a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
  20. capillary action a phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids in capillaries

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