- adj. 公众的；公共的；公开的
- n. 民众；公众；大众
- 公众的 of or for, or concerning people in general
- 公共的,公用的 for the use of everyone, not private
- [P]公开的,当众的 (able to be) known to all or to many, not secret
- [S]公众,大众,民众 people in general
- [S]某一方面的大众 any group considered in terms of its relation to a particular person, activity, etc.
people in general considered as a whole;
"he is a hero in the eyes of the public"
a body of people sharing some common interest;
"the reading public"
not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole;
"the public good"
"a public scandal"
"performers and members of royal families are public figures"
affecting the people or community as a whole;
"the public welfare"
- Changing public perception may take some time.
- The pension fund owns shares in several major public companies.
- The government decided to promote public welfare.
- The town has its own public library and public gardens.
- She decided to make her views public.
- The area has been fenced from the public.
- The leader rarely shows herself in public.
- The town gardens are open to the public from sunrise to the sunset daily.
- This kind of programme always satisfied the public.
- Her last public appearance was at the garden party.
- He changed his mind under the pressure of public opinion.
- Smoking is not allowed in public places.
- It was in the Public Library that we came upon him.
- The city has a fine public library and public parks.
- The zoo and garden are public.
- Is this garden public?
- Let's talk in other place; it's too public here.
- As soon as he came back, he made the king's scheme public.
- We'll make the new economic policy public early next week.
- The investigator made public his findings.
- The museum is open to the public.
- The public is requested not to leave litter in the park.
- The serum is available to the general public.
- This sort of punishment is applied only to nonviolent criminals who are not likely to be dangerous to the public.
- The public is a best judge.〔The public are a best judge.〕
- The public are requested not to walk on the grass.
- Is there a public for that kind of activity?
- The newspaper enables its advertisers to reach as large a public as possible.
- His novels appeal to an immense public.
- There is a large circulation in the musical public.
- My public want to hear me sing.
- This young famous singer has an admiring public;he tries to please his public by singing their favourite songs.
- be public about
公之于世 make known to the world
- go public with
公之于世 make known to the world
- public business
对外营业 joint for outside
- in public
公开地,当众 in the presence of strangers or of many people
- public debt 国债
- public enemy 公敌
- public house 酒吧
- public nuisance 公害
- public opinion 舆论
- public opinion poll 民意测验
- public relations 公共关系
- public school 公立学校
- public servant 公务员,公仆
- public service 公共服务
- public speaking 演讲
- public spirit 为公众服务之精神
- public utility 公共设施
- public works 公共建设,公共工程
- appeal to the public 向公众呼吁
- benefit the public 使公众受益
- cajole the public 哄骗公众
- educate the public 教育民众
- enlighten the public 教育民众
- exploit the public 剥削民众
- fool the public 愚弄民众
- mislead the public 误导民众
- serve the public 为大众服务
- speak in public 公开演讲
- win one's public 赢得听众〔读者〕
- buying public 消费阶层
- charitable public 慈善界
- discerning public 有辨别能力的公众
- general public 一般公众
- Great British public 英国民众
- inquisitive public 好奇的人们
- musical public 音乐爱好者
- reading public 广大读者
- theatregoing public 经常看舞台剧的观众
- traveling public 广大旅客
A day of public rejoicing.出自： T. Hardy
The expenditure of public money.出自： P. Worsthorne
- public可指某一方面的或某一部分的“大众”“群众”,尤指对某项活动有着共同兴趣的一批人,作此解时, public前可以加不定冠词,谓语动词一般用单数形式。
- public, people
- 这两个词前加定冠词the都可统指“人民”“公众”。但the people多少含有一些政治色彩。
- ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自古法语的public；最初源自拉丁语的publicus，意为公共的。