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public relations

noun [U]
 
 
( abbreviation PR)
MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS the activity of providing information about an organization so that people have positive ideas about it: a public relations agency/company/firm The organization hired a public relations agency to help them improve their image. He works in public relations. a public relations campaign/exercise/strategy a public relations operation/plan a public relations consultant/director/executive
the ideas that people have about an organization: The oil disaster has been very damaging for the company's public relations. bad/good public relations
Translations of “public relations”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公關活動…
in Russian связи с общественностью, реклама…
in Turkish halkla ilişkiler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公关活动…
in Polish public relations, wizerunek firmy lub instytucji…
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