the general public


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

Examples of the general public in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Publish articles for the general public as well as for the scientific community. WSJ, 21 Nov. 2023 All are renowned in the business, but some are less well known to the general public. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 19 Nov. 2023 Car dealers are struggling to convince the general public to purchase electric vehicles, as the price tags seemingly only entice the upper class. Jenny Goldsberry, Washington Examiner, 19 Nov. 2023 Only a handful of the more than 100 attendees had advance notice about Rushdie, whose whereabouts have largely been withheld from the general public since he was stabbed repeatedly in August of 2022 during a literary festival in Western New York. CBS News, 15 Nov. 2023 Fans can register for first access to tickets in select North American markets at his website, and tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday (Nov. 17) at 10 a.m. local time. Melinda Newman, Billboard, 14 Nov. 2023 This final — and biggest — sale, which is open to the general public, will be online only, beginning at 9 a.m. Lori Weisberg, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Nov. 2023 Recognizing The Human Element Most crises or issues (though not all) affect lives and have a substantial impact on people—not just the general public but also employees, vendors and partners working with our organizations. Xavier Prabhu, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 If there are still spots left after the presale, remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public later that day at 2 p.m. PT. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 13 Nov. 2023 See More

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“The general public.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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