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public relations Line breaks: pub¦lic re|la¦tions

Definition of public relations in English:

plural noun

[also treated as singular]
1The professional maintenance of a favourable public image by a company or other organization or a famous person: public relations is often looked down on by the media [as modifier]: a public relations officer a public relations exercise
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  • Previously she worked for Nampost as a senior manager for public relations and corporate affairs.
  • Professional public relations companies have been hired to keep the image right.
  • The public relations exercise attracted widespread media coverage for the airline at the time.
1.1The state of the relationship between a company or other organization or a famous person and the public: companies justify the cost in terms of improved public relations
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  • Over the years, Iftar parties have also evolved as platforms to improve public relations.
  • Well, in terms of public relations, it has not been a good week for the White House.
  • I feel the police are missing a golden opportunity to create good public relations.
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