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English definition of “publicly”

publicly

adverb  /ˈpʌb·lɪk·li/ us  

publicly adverb (BY THE GOVERNMENT)

[not gradable] by the government: The new airport will not be publicly funded.

publicly adverb (OPENLY)

so that anyone can see and hear; openly: She spoke out publicly in opposition to US participation in the war.

publicly adverb (INVOLVING PEOPLE)

[not gradable] by or among ordinary people: publicly traded stock
(Definition of publicly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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