the general public

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the general public

: all the people of an area, country, etc.
  • The park is open to the general public.

Word by Word Definitions

general play
  1. : involving, applicable to, or affecting the whole

  2. : involving, relating to, or applicable to every member of a class, kind, or group

  3. : not confined by specialization or careful limitation

  1. : something (such as a concept, principle, or statement) that involves or is applicable to the whole

  2. : superior general

  3. : the general public : people

public play
  1. : exposed to general view : open

  2. : well-known, prominent

  3. : perceptible, material

  1. : a place accessible or visible to the public

  2. : the people as a whole : populace

  3. : a group of people having common interests or characteristics


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