Definition of Public. Meaning of Public. Synonyms of Public

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Definition of Public

Public
Public Pub"lic, a. [L. publicus, poblicus, fr. populus people: cf. F. public. See People.] 1. Of or pertaining to the people; belonging to the people; relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community; -- opposed to private; as, the public treasury. To the public good Private respects must yield. --Milton. He [Alexander Hamilton] touched the dead corpse of the public credit, and it sprung upon its feet. --D. Webster. 2. Open to the knowledge or view of all; general; common; notorious; as, public report; public scandal. Joseph, . . . not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily. --Matt. i. 19. 3. Open to common or general use; as, a public road; a public house. ``The public street.' --Shak. Public act or statute (Law), an act or statute affecting matters of public concern. Of such statutes the courts take judicial notice. Public credit. See under Credit. Public funds. See Fund, 3. Public house, an inn, or house of entertainment. Public law. (a) See International law, under International. (b) A public act or statute. Public nuisance. (Law) See under Nuisance. Public orator. (Eng. Universities) See Orator, 3. Public stores, military and naval stores, equipments, etc. Public works, all fixed works built by civil engineers for public use, as railways, docks, canals, etc.; but strictly, military and civil engineering works constructed at the public cost.

Meaning of Public from wikipedia

- Sambhaji Jadhav In public relations and communication science, publics are groups of individual people, and the public (a.k.a. the general public) is the totality...
- Public health has been defined as "the science and art of preventing disease”, prolonging life and improving quality of life through organized efforts...
- The public domain consists of all the creative work to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply. Those rights may have expired, been forfeited...
- A public university is a university that is in state ownership or receives significant public funds through a national or subnational government, as opposed...
- Public school may refer to: State school (known as a "public school" in some countries), a no-fee school, funded and operated by the government Public...
- Public broadcasting involves radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service. In many countries of the world...
- Public relations (PR) is the practice of deliberately managing the release and spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as...
- A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public limited company is a company whose ownership is organized...
- Public good may refer to: Public good (economics), a good that is both non-excludable and non-rivalrous. The common good, outcomes that are beneficial...
- Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or m**** transit) is a system of transport, in contrast to private transport, for...
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