Definition of in public
: in a place where one can be seen by many people : in a public place The former actress is now rarely seen in public. They were seen kissing in public.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
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