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English definition of “public”

public

adjective [not gradable] (INVOLVING PEOPLE)   /ˈpʌb·lɪk/
relating to or involving people in general, rather than being limited to a particular group of people: public opinion They’re trying to raise public awareness of the benefits of early-childhood education. His ideas have very little public support. The results won’t be made public (= told to people in general).
(Definition of public adjective (INVOLVING PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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