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public

noun
 
 
/ˈpʌblɪk/
the public ordinary people in general: The role of watchdogs is to protect the public. Air traffic controllers, baggage handlers, and members of the public were called to give evidence after a major security lapse at one of Europe's busiest airports. →  See also the general public
the viewing/voting/investing, etc. public all the people who are involved in or affected by a particular activity: A recent TV documentary about mutual fund investments raised the awareness of the investing public about fund fees.
Translations of “public”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指存在商業關係的)大眾…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指存在商业关系的)大众…
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