Translation of "public" - English-Spanish dictionary
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public adjective /ˈpablik/
› of, for, or concerning, the people (of a community or nation) in general
a public library a public meeting Public opinion turned against him The public announcements are on the back page of the newspaper This information should be made public and not kept secret any longer. publicly adverb ›
The minister publicly admitted that he had made an error of judgement. publicity /-ˈblisə-/ noun › advertising
There is a lot of publicity about the dangers of smoking. › the state of being widely known
Film stars usually like publicity. publicize /-saiz/ verb ( (also publiciseBritish )) › to make widely known; to advertise
hacer publicidad (de)
We are publicizing a new product. public holiday noun › a day on which all (or most) shops, offices and factories are closed for a holiday.
public house noun ( usually abbreviated to pub /pab/) › (etc) a house where alcoholic drinks are sold to the public.
public relations noun ( also PR) › the attitude, understanding etc between a firm, government etc and the public.
public school noun › (in Britain) a private school for students between the ages of 13 and 18 who usually live at the school while they are studying there. The parents pay for the students’ education
(also adjective) a public schoolboy. › (in Australia, Scotland, and the US) a free local school that is paid for by the government.
public service announcement noun › (especially American) an announcement on television or radio given as a service to the public.
anuncio de utilidad pública
public spirit noun › a desire to do things for the good of the community.
public-spirited adjective ›
de espíritu/carácter cívico, de buen ciudadano
public transport noun › the bus, tram and train services provided by a state or community for the public
a campaign to encourage more people to use public transport. in public › in front of other people, not in private
They are always quarrelling in public. the public noun plural › people in general
This swimming pool is open to the public every day. public opinion poll noun › a way of finding out public opinion by questioning a certain number of people.
encuesta/sondeo de opinión pública
the public is singular: The public is entitled to know the facts.