come to public notice
Definition of come to public notice
: to be heard about by many people The band first came to public notice in 1991.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move toward something : approach
: to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose
: to reach a particular station in a series
: exposed to general view : open
: well-known, prominent
: perceptible, material
: 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
Seen and Heard
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