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public

adjective
 
 
/ˈpʌblɪk/
public awareness/health/support, etc the awareness/health/support, etc of all ordinary people
halk bilinci/farkındalığı/sağlığı/desteği vs.
Public opinion has turned against him. Is it really in the public interest (= useful for people) to publish this information?Ordinary people
public parks/toilets/transport, etc B2 parks/toilets/transport, etc that are for everyone to use and are not private
umumî parklar/tuvaletler; toplu taşım araçları
Smoking should be banned in public places.Ordinary people
a public announcement/appearance/statement, etc B2 an announcement/appearance/statement, etc that can be seen or heard or known by everyone
umumî ilan/duyuru/görünüm/açıklama, ifade vs.
The Prime Minister is due to make a public statement later today.Honesty, openness and sincerity
make sth public to allow everyone to know about something
açıklamak, umumî efkâra duyurmak; kamuya ilan etmek
The government does not plan to make its findings public.Revealing secrets and becoming knownAnnouncing, informing and stating
public funds/services/spending, etc B1 funds/services/spending, etc controlled or supplied by the government and not by a private company
kamu fonu/hizmetleri/harcamaları vs.
Ordinary people
Translations of “public”
in Spanish público…
in Korean 공중 -, 여론…
in Arabic حَدائق عامّة, حَمّامات عامّة, نَقْل عام…
in Portuguese público…
in French public…
in German öffentlich…
in Catalan públic…
in Italian pubblico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人們, 民眾的,大眾的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人们, 公众的,大众的…
(Definition of public adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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