Definition of public relations in English:

public relations

Syllabification: pub·lic re·la·tions

noun

[also treated as singular]
  • 1The professional maintenance of a favorable public image by a company or other organization or a famous person.
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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 the public and a company or other organization or a famous person: 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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