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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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We have to do these kinds of things to reach out and publicise women's football," said Kristianstads' goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl.
30am and 2pm The organisers are keen to attract local groups who want to take a stall to publicise their activities.
That has provoked an furious response from Juninho's agent, Jonathan Hassall, who feels Duffen may have courted the Brazilian's services in order to publicise a club which he bought last month from Adam Pearson.
The pair, who both work at Coombe Abbey Hotel, arrived in town yesterday to publicise a wedding fair there tomorrow.
We wanted to establish this to recognise, publicise and applaud deserving Asian women throughout Wales who have made significant contributions to Welsh.
The Serious Organised Crime Agency had hoped to publicise financial reporting orders which reveal organised criminals' financial affairs.
Following on from Tyneside entrepreneur Jonathan Celeste dressing up in a mouse suit to publicise his tiredmouse.
The money will be used to help local charities publicise themselves more effectively.
Britain, the US and other Western democracies undermine freedom of expression by imploring their media not to publicise the views of terrorists, the president of the World Association of Newspapers said yesterday.
The budget airline chief dressed as a bullfighter to publicise new routes from Spain.
BENEFIT cheats will be named and shamed in a new drive to publicise the fight in Cardiff against fraudsters.
Father Christmas and his sleigh arrived in Stratford this week for a surprise visit to publicise the return of hit family show The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe.