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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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IT is hard to believe that Middlesbrough was once so vibrant with so many public houses.
A model of a classic draft system will offer an artistic component to Public House that pays homage to the traditional tavern," Mr.
Public house investors were asked by Jones Lang LaSalle to comment on the issues and problems they expected to dominate the UK pub industry over the next year.
The result is an impressive overview that recognizes the early modern public house as the primary site of social exchange and makes a convincing argument for its market-oriented versatility.
Route 804: Burnt Post Public House, Kenpas Highway, Green Lane, departs 1.
The focus of In Public Houses is tavern life in Massachusetts, especially in and around Boston.
Updated quarterly, it compiles details on type of ownership, type of public house, alcohol consumption and sales by product.
Colonial public houses were both open public spaces and exclusive quasi-private clubs, and it is the increasing stratification of these sites of sociability that intrigues Salinger.

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