Bedeutung von “public” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈpʌblɪk/
public awareness/health/support, etc

B2 the awareness/health/support, etc of all ordinary people:

Public opinion has turned against him.
Is it really in the public interest (= useful for people) to publish this information?

Mehr Beispiele

public parks/toilets/transport, etc

B2 parks/toilets/transport, etc that are for everyone to use and are not private:

Smoking is banned in public places.
a public announcement/appearance/statement, etc

B2 an announcement/appearance/statement, etc that can be seen or heard or known by everyone:

The Prime Minister is due to make a public statement later today.
make sth public

to allow everyone to know about something:

The government does not plan to make its findings public.
public funds/services/spending, etc

(Definition von “public adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)