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a public library
the city's attractive public spaces
There has been a public outcry about her imprisonment.
The proposal 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?
We argued a long time before deciding to go public with the story.
Her job keeps her in the public eye.
They insist on keeping their children out of the public eye.
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English version of definition of public
a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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American definition of public from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.