public figure Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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public figurenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​famousperson who is often written about in ​newspapers and ​magazines or is often on ​television or the ​radio
(Definition of public figure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “public figure”
in Chinese (Simplified) 知名人士,公众人物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 知名人士,公眾人物…
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