a nonprofit library established for the use of the general public and maintained chiefly by public funds.
noun 1. public service as an elected or appointed government official.
- Public limited company
noun 1. another name for public company Abbreviation plc, PLC
adverb 1. in a public or open manner or place. 2. by the public. 3. in the name of the community. 4. by public action or consent. adverb 1. in a public manner; without concealment; openly 2. in the name or with the consent of the public
noun 1. the quality or state of being public or being owned by the public.
noun, plural públicos [poo-bli-kohz; Spanish poo-vlee-kaws] /ˈpu blɪˌkoʊz; Spanish ˈpu vliˌkɔs/ (Show IPA) 1. (especially in Puerto Rico) a taxi that picks up and discharges passengers along a fixed route. pro bono publico [proh boh-noh poo-bli-koh; English proh boh-noh puhb-li-koh] /proʊ ˈboʊ noʊ ˈpu blɪˌkoʊ; English proʊ ˈboʊ noʊ ˈpʌb lɪˌkoʊ/ adverb, Latin. 1. for […]