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a public library
the city's attractive public spaces
There has been a public outcry about her imprisonment.
The scheme has a lot of public support.
a public nuisance/hazard
a public meeting/inquiry/hearing
The damage was restored using public money.
She keeps her public and private lives very separate.
a very public display of unity
the decision to make the results public
Can we go somewhere a little less public?
One of the team decided to go public with his concerns about Keegan's management.
Her job keeps her in the public eye.
They insist on keeping their children out of the public eye.
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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
to put on clothes that make you look like someone else, for fun
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of public from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.