the general public

Definition of the general public

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

    :  not confined by specialization or careful limitation

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

    :  superior general

    :  the general public :  people

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  1. :  exposed to general view :  open

    :  well-known, prominent

    :  perceptible, material

  1. :  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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