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Of or concerning the people as a whole,
  1. Of or concerning the people as a whole
    • - public concern
    • - public affairs
  2. Open to or shared by all the people of an area or country
    • - a public library
  3. Of or provided by the government rather than an independent, commercial company
    • - public spending
  4. Of or involved in the affairs of the community, esp. in government
    • - his public career was destroyed by tenacious reporters
  5. Known to many people; famous
    • - a public figure
  6. Done, perceived, or existing in open view
    • - he wanted a public apology in the Wall Street Journal
    • - we should talk somewhere less public
  7. Of, for, or acting for a university
    • - public examination results
  1. Ordinary people in general; the community
    • - the library is open to the public
    • - the public has made an informed choice
  2. A section of the community having a particular interest or connection
    • - the reading public
  3. The people who watch or are interested in an artist, writer, or performer
    • - some famous last words to give my public

  1. 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"
  2. populace: people in general considered as a whole; "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"
  3. a body of people sharing some common interest; "the reading public"
  4. affecting the people or community as a whole; "community leaders"; "community interests"; "the public welfare"
  5. Public is a word in the English language, either an adjective or a noun with these meanings:- (adjective) "of or pertaining to the people; (adjective) "relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community"; opposed to "private"; (noun) "the people of a nation not affiliated with the ...
  6. Public is the third album (the first on a major label) by Emm Gryner, released in 1998.
  7. The Public was a rock band that was formed in Central Illinois in 1996 by Zach Crothers, Todd Miller, Bill Keller and Dan Wendt. The band explored rural Southern Illinois, playing in open spaces and farm land before hitting the college bars and party scenes in Carbondale and Bloomington. ...
  8. The Public is a post-punk influenced indie rock band from New Orleans, Louisiana. They are signed to five03 Records in New York City. The band's name is derived from the Manchester band The Smiths' allusion to anonymity and the surrealist play El Publico by Federico Garcia Lorca.
  9. The Public (El público), also known as The Audience, is an surrealist play by the twentieth-century Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca. It was written between 1929 and 1930, but remained unpublished until 1978 and did not receive its first professional theatrical production until 1986. ...
  10. Publics are small groups of people who follow one or more particular issue very closely. They are well informed about the issue(s) and also have a very strong opinion on it/them. ...
  11. The people in general, regardless of membership of any particular group; Able to be seen or known by everyone; open to general view, happening without concealment. [from 14th c.]; Pertaining to all the people as a whole (as opposed a private group); concerning the whole country, community etc. ...
  12. (Publicness) the result of distantiality, subjection, and leveling down: social practices in which a background anonymous conformity makes intelligibility possible, constitutes the public sphere, the social world in terms of which we understand ourselves, others, and paraphernalia.
  13. (Publics) audiences important to the organisation.
  14. (Publics) A public is a group of interested parties who is in some way connected to or interacts with a client on some level. Internal publics are those who are directly employed by the client. External publics are those who do business with the client, such as vendors or customers. ...
  15. (Publics) Any interested group or individual, including Federal, State and local agencies, interest groups, ad hoc groups, and the general public.
  16. (Publics) opposite of Catlicks. "Dey ain't Catlicks, dey're Publics."
  17. In trade parlance, non-professional speculators as distinguished from hedgers and professional speculators or traders.
  18. A public means unsophisticated bettors. Their bets are call public money. The public includes fans and squares and people who make a bet just to make a game more exciting.
  19. Individual investors who trade single securities independently or invest in intermediaries such as mutual funds, as opposed to professional investors.
  20. Variables declared using the Public Statement are visible to all procedures in all modules in all applications.
  21. A term to describe the people as a whole of a community, state or nation or something that is open to or concerns them
  22. Any contractor, subcontractor, Government official, or other individual who does not require access to information (classified or unclassified) in furtherance of the performance of the classified contract under which the information was provided to the contractor.
  23. A Visual Basic keyword. Variables defined with the Public keyword can be seen by any procedure of any module contained in the application. If a public variable is defined within a class module, the object name must be specified to use the variable.
  24. Connected with or acting on behalf of the people, community, or government rather than private matters or interests.
  25. Any individual or group of individuals who is not occupationally exposed to radiation or radioactive material. An individual is not a "member of the public" during any period in which the individual receives an occupational dose.