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clear (something) for publication

To confirm that something is ready to be published; to approve for publication. We need to clear this story for publication as soon as possible so we get it out there before any of our competitors.
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not for publication

Not to be shared, spread around, or talked about with anyone else. Look, this isn't for publication, but I heard there's going to be a round of layoffs next month. Jen and David are getting a divorce! No one else knows yet, so that isn't for publication.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

clear something for publication

to approve the release of something so it can be published. The government refused to clear the story for publication. I want to clear this for publication as soon as possible.
See also: clear, for, publication

not for publication

not to be talked about openly; secret. Please tell no one about this. It's not for publication. This report is not for publication, so keep it to yourself.
See also: for, not, publication
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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