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public relations

noun plural but usually singular in construction, often attributive

Simple Definition of public relations

  • : the activity or job of providing information about a particular person or organization to the public so that people will regard that person or organization in a favorable way

  • : the relationship between an organization and the public

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of public relations

  1. :  the business of inducing the public to have understanding for and goodwill toward a person, firm, or institution; also :  the degree of understanding and goodwill achieved

1807

First Known Use of public relations

1807


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