Translation of public in Spanish:
- 1.1 (of people) public opinion is against itit is a matter of public knowledgela opinión pública está en contrathere is growing public concern over this issuees un asunto de dominio público or de pública notoriedadit wouldn't be in the public interestla gente está cada vez más preocupada sobre este temato go public (company)no beneficiaría a la ciudadaníapublic enemy number one → eye 1 1 3salir a bolsaExample sentences1.2 (concerning the state) it was built at public expense
to hold public officese construyó con fondos públicosto retire from public lifetener un cargo públicopublic bodyretirarse de or abandonar la vida pública1.3organismo (masculine) estatal or público(library/garden/footpath)let's go inside: it's too public out herevayamos dentro, aquí no tenemos ninguna privacidadExample sentences1.4 (open, not concealed)
- Mr Fitzgerald said the right of the press and the public to know matters of legitimate public concern was recognised.
- The trust recognised public concern but did not have any grounds to object to the trial.
- He is bound to recognise the acute public concern rightly aroused where deaths occur in custody.
(announcement/protest)she is a well-known public figurepublic speaking public speakeres un personaje conocido or una persona muy conocidato make something publicorador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)to go publichacer algo públicorevelar algo a la prensaExample sentences
- A number of local residents have put forward proposals to make the wooded public area a greater amenity for villagers.
- The ration of half an hour per week or fortnight is simply not enough and this should not be a case of finance but it should be in the area of public amenity.
- Residents in Redvales angered over plans to build a new nursery in the area held a public meeting on Monday.
- He seems to have a strategy, but it is one that he does not seem to have laid open for public view and debate.
- Which soap actor made a public apology for exposing himself on the internet?
- It is the attempt to exclude such views from acceptable public discourse that is anti-democratic.
noun (+ singular or plural verb)→ public access channel
- 1.1 uncountable (people in general) See examples: the publicopen to the publicel público1.2 countable (audience)abierto al público (en general)Example sentences1.3in public
en públicoExample sentences
- It's a strange but pleasant feeling, meeting one's public for the first time.
- I descend to greet my public at 11 pm and am able to scrutinize at least 6 different chins and sets of grinning teeth at close quarters.
- Suddenly, as if on cue, he straightened his shoulders and walked downstage to greet his public.
- Many experts have thus given up the attempt to communicate with the general public.
- The course is suitable and worthwhile for all members of the general public.
- The final phase of the project will consist of competitions open to the general public.
Cultural Note: public access channel
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