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public opinion

Definition of public opinion

  1. :  what most people about something <The company has been unsuccessful in its efforts to sway/change public opinion.>



Word by Word Definitions

publicplay
  1. :  exposed to general view :  open

    :  well-known, prominent

    :  perceptible, material

  1. :  the people as a whole :  populace

    :  a group of people having common interests or characteristics

    :  the group at which a particular activity or enterprise aims

opinionplay
  1. :  a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter

    :  approval, esteem

    :  belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge


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