public relations


public relations

noun plural but usually singular in construction, often attributive

: 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

Full Definition of PUBLIC RELATIONS

:  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

First Known Use of PUBLIC RELATIONS

1807

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