Definition of public opinion in English:

public opinion

Line breaks: pub¦lic opin|ion

noun

[mass noun]
  • Views prevalent among the public: a Prime Minister who is too frightened of public opinion to tell us what he really thinks
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    • There is no public hearing to gather public opinion as a basis to fix the price.
    • He then pointed out that public opinion has had an influence on this issue.
    • The views that individuals have on issues of public concern is called public opinion.

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