the public

Definition of the public

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

  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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clearly seen through or understood

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