Translation of "public" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (PEOPLE) 人們 uk us /ˈpʌb.lɪk/

relating to or involving people in general, rather than being limited to a particular group of people

Public opinion (= the opinions of most people) has turned against him. 民意已不再支持他了。
Is it really in the public interest (= useful to people) to publish this information? 公佈這件消息真的對大眾有利嗎?
We need to increase public awareness of the disease. 我們需要增強民眾對這種疾病的認識。
Peaceful demonstrations that do not cause a public nuisance (= do not harm other people) are a fundamental right in any truly democratic country. 對大眾不造成任何傷害的和平示威在每個真正的民主國家都是一種基本權利。
The government has had to bow to public pressure on the issue. 在這個問題上,政府不得不在輿論壓力下作出讓步。
The information only became public after his death. 這件消息在他死後才公諸於世。
The results will not be made public (= told to everyone) until tomorrow. 結果要到明天才會公佈。
We will not go public with (= tell people in general) the results until tomorrow. 我們要到明天才會公佈結果。

(Translation of “public adjective (PEOPLE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)