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  • 1 public — public, ique [ pyblik ] adj. et n. m. • 1239; lat. publicus I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ Qui concerne le peuple pris dans son ensemble; qui appartient à la collectivité sociale, politique et en émane; qui appartient à l État ou à une personne administrative. La… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 public — pub·lic 1 adj 1 a: exposed to general view public indecency b: known or recognized by many or most people 2 a: of, relating to, or affecting all of the people or the whole area of a nation or state public statutes b: of or relating to a go …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Public — is of or pertaining to the people; relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community; opposed to private; as, the public treasury, a road or lake. Public is also defined as the people of a nation not affiliated with the government of that… …

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  • 4 public — public, ique (pu blik, bli k ) adj. 1°   Qui appartient à tout un peuple, qui concerne tout un peuple. •   Le péril dont Rodrigue a su nous retirer, Et le salut public que vous rendent ses armes, CORN. Cid, IV, 2. •   Le bien public, CORN. Nicom …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 Public — Pub lic, a. [L. publicus, poblicus, fr. populus people: cf. F. public. See {People}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the people; belonging to the people; relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community; opposed to {private}; as, the public… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 public — PÚBLIC, Ă, publici, ce, s.n. sg., adj. 1. s.n. sg. Colectivitate mare de oameni; mulţime, lume; spec. totalitatea persoanelor care asistă la un spectacol, la o conferinţă etc. ♢ loc. adj. şi adv. În public = (care are loc) în faţa unui anumit… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 7 public — PUBLIC. adj. Commun, qui appartient à tout un peuple, qui concerne tout un peuple. L interest public. l authorité publique. l utilité publique. le thresor public. les revenus publics. il est de l avantage public que cela soit. il est du bien… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 public — [pub′lik] adj. [ME < L publicus: altered (prob. infl. by pubes, adult) < poplicus, contr. of populicus, public < populus, the PEOPLE] 1. of, belonging to, or concerning the people as a whole; of or by the community at large [the public… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Public.Ru — – крупнейшая интернет каталог русскоязычных СМИ. С 2000 года Public.Ru развивает собственную базу данных материалов СМИ. Сегодня в архивах доступно более 20 млн. документов из более 3000 источников – газет, журналов, информационных агентств,… …

    Википедия

  • 10 public — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of, concerning, or available to the people as a whole. 2) of or involved in the affairs of the community, especially in government or entertainment. 3) done, perceived, or existing in open view. 4) of or provided by the state… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 Public — Pub lic, n. 1. The general body of mankind, or of a nation, state, or community; the people, indefinitely; as, the American public; also, a particular body or aggregation of people; as, an author s public. [1913 Webster] The public is more… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 public — [adj1] community, general accessible, city, civic, civil, common, communal, conjoint, conjunct, country, federal, free, free to all, government, governmental, intermutual, metropolitan, municipal, mutual, national, not private, open, open door,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 public — n *following, clientele, audience …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 public — Public, Publicus, Propatulus …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 15 public — The whole body politic, or the aggregate of the citizens of a state, nation, or municipality. The inhabitants of a state, county, or community. In one sense, everybody, and accordingly the body of the people at large; the community at large,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 public — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or concerning the people as a whole (a public holiday; the public interest). 2 open to or shared by all the people (public baths; public library; public meeting). 3 done or existing openly (made his views public; a public… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 public — pub|lic1 W1S1 [ˈpʌblık] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ordinary people)¦ 2¦(for anyone)¦ 3¦(government)¦ 4¦(known about)¦ 5¦(not hidden)¦ 6¦(place with a lot of people)¦ 7 public life 8 public image 9 go public 10 public appearanc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 public — 1 / pVblIk/ adjective 1 ORDINARY PEOPLE (no comparative) connected with all the ordinary people in a country, who are not members of the government or do not have important jobs: The law was changed as a result of public pressure. | in the public …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 PUBLIC — IQUE. adj. Qui appartient à tout un peuple, qui concerne tout un peuple. L intérêt public. L autorité publique. L utilité publique. Le trésor public. Les revenus publics. La dette publique. Les effets, les fonds publics. Il est de l avantage… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 20 public — /pub lik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or affecting a population or a community as a whole: public funds; a public nuisance. 2. done, made, acting, etc., for the community as a whole: public prosecution. 3. open to all persons: a public meeting. 4 …

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