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Public

1. Describing anything available to the population at large. For example, a publicly-traded company may be owned and traded by anyone with the money to buy shares.

2. Describing anything owned or administered by a government. For example, a municipality owns and maintains a public park.
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Otherwise, it would be necessary to model voters' beliefs in the face of competing messages, and the president's decision calculus would need to explicitly include the counterresponse of rivals if the president goes public.
The venture capitalist helps the start-up with capital and advice for a period of time and then leaves the company when it goes public.
Each client company also signs a contractual agreement for compliance services after the company goes public for an aggregate amount of up to 12,000,000 additional shares of stock.