Meaning of “the general public” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"the general public" in Business English

See all translations

the general publicnoun [ S ]

uk us

ordinary people, especially people who are not members of a particular organization or who do not have any special type of knowledge:

Corporate credit unions trade within the credit-union system and don't do business with the general public.

(Definition of “the general public” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)