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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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The Manchester United striker and his girlfriend visited Claire House children's hospice to publicise the start of work on the centre's expansion and he used the spade to cut the first turf.
What was less entertaining was the naked self- promoting activities of those who sought to publicise their latest commercial ventures.
"There is no such recognition scheme currently in place in Wales that identifies, publicises and applauds deserving Asian women," she said.
PROTESTING air hostesses have stripped off to publicise their row with employers over unpaid wages.
The pair, who both work at Coombe Abbey Hotel, arrived in town yesterday to publicise a wedding fair there tomorrow.
But instead it was decided to re-launch and publicise the voluntary agreement and review it in 12 months.
The Serious Organised Crime Agency had hoped to publicise financial reporting orders which reveal organised criminals' financial affairs.
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.
But they're so sensitive about their Cup flop last season that they're not too keen to publicise the deal.
Summary: Celebrities have used Twitter to publicise an online campaign to find a missing teenage girl who vanished three weeks ago.
The budget airline chief dressed as a bullfighter to publicise new routes from Spain.

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