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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?