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  Definition of Public
  1. a body of people sharing some common interest; "the reading public"
  2. people in general considered as a whole; "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"
  3. affecting the people or community as a whole; "community leaders"; "community interests"; "the public welfare"
  4. not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole; "the public good"; "public libraries"; "public funds"; "public parks"; "a public scandal"; "public gardens"; "performers and members of royal families are public figures"
Similar Words: populace, world

 

See Also: exoteric, overt, open

 

Hyponyms: admass

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: جمهور   Bosnian: javan  
Chinese: 公共   Danish: offentlig  
Dutch: publiek   Finnish: julkinen and yleisö  
French: public   German: öffentlich and Publikum  
Greek: δημόσιος and κοινό   Hebrew: ציבור  
Hungarian: nyilvános   Italian: pubblico  
Japanese: 公衆   Korean: 공중의  
Latin: publicum and publicus   Portuguese: público  
Russian: общественный   Serbian: javnost  
Slovene: javen and javnost   Spanish: público  
Swedish: offentlig  
 
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