the public

noun

Definition of the public

: the people of a country, state, etc. the American public The beach is open to the public. The general public is in favor of the law. Members of the public called for the mayor's resignation.

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“The public.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20public. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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