Traducción de "public" - Diccionario Inglés-Español


adjective uk /ˈpʌb·lɪk/ us /ˈpʌb·lɪk/

B1 Public parks, toilets, transport, etc. are for everyone to use.

Smoking should be banned in public places.

Public parks, bathrooms, transportation, etc. are for everyone to use.

Smoking should be banned in public places.

connected with ordinary people

Public opinion has turned against him.
noun uk /ˈpʌb·lɪk/ us /ˈpʌb·lɪk/
the (general) public

B1 all of the ordinary people in a particular place

el público, la gente
a member of the public
It’s the job of the police to protect the members of the general public.
The public has a right to know about this.
in public

where everyone can see you

en público
They shouldn’t argue like that in public.
publicly adverb /ˈpʌb·lɪk·li/ /ˈpʌb·lɪk·li/

The company publicly apologized for the accident.

(Traducción de "public" del Diccionario de Cambridge Inglés-Español © Cambridge University Press)


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


publicidad, anuncios
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.

fiesta nacional
public house noun (usually abbreviated to pub /pab/)

(etc) a house where alcoholic drinks are sold to the public.

bar, pub
public relations noun (also PR)

the attitude, understanding etc between a firm, government etc and the public.

relaciones públicas
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

Colegió Publico
(also adjective) a public schoolboy.

(in Australia, Scotland, and the US) a free local school that is paid for by the government.

Colegió Publico
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

transporte público
a campaign to encourage more people to use public transport.
in public

in front of other people, not in private

en público
They are always quarrelling in public.
the public noun plural

people in general

el público
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.

(Traducción de "public" del PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)