public adj

ME < Fr. < L. pūblicus < poplus, people.

  1. Open; noticeable; conspicuous; unconcealed; indiscreet; bold; pretentious; ostentatious; audaciously visible to all; blatantly manifest to the general population.
  2. Common; central; community; municipal; town; accessible to all; belonging to the city as a whole.

public n

see public, adj.

  1. Audience; people; population; circle of attendants; group of spectators; congregation of fans; body of admirers.