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Definición de “public” en inglés

public

adjective     /ˈpʌblɪk/
relating to ordinary people in general , rather than being limited to a particular group only: Proper archiving and preservation will ensure permanent public access to government information . They are trying to get public support for their takeover bid . public opinion / confidence / trust Senior politicians have been accused of failing to act in the public interest .
GOVERNMENT relating to the government and to the services it provides to people : She has said repeatedly that she would not seek public office again. Why should public money be pumped into companies geared to profit ? The OECD is encouraging member states to keep a watchful eye on public finances , in part by encouraging more efficiency in the health care system of individual countries . public services / funding / spending
known about by people in general : The retailer has been working to improve its public image in the face of ongoing criticism . The question of bonus payments to bankers has been the subject of much public discussion in recent times .
available for anyone to hear , watch , go to, or be involved in: The company is holding a public meeting tonight to describe the proposal to residents . a public inquiry / investigation / hearing
available for everyone to use: a public telephone / library public transport
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE available to be bought by everyone, not just by people who are already shareholders : Class A shares may be purchased at the public offering price .
go public STOCK MARKET a company that goes public makes shares available on a stock market for the first time : After going public last May at $20 per share , they traded as high as $86 in October . → See also initial public offering
in public if something is done or said in public, everyone knows or hears about it: These are issues that should be discussed in public.
make (sth) public to say or publish something in order that everyone knows or hears about it: The annual financial disclosure report was made public yesterday . → Compare private
(Definition of public adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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