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Definitions of public:

  • noun:   a body of people sharing some common interest
    Example: "The reading public"
  • noun:   people in general considered as a whole
    Example: "He is a hero in the eyes of the public"
  • adjective:   not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole
    Example: "The public good"
  • adjective:   affecting the people or community as a whole
    Example: "The public welfare"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #79534)


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